Q. What Maintenace will Westside Housing do?

    • Fluorescent lights (only)
    • Common Area lights
    • Toilets
    • Stove
    • Locks
    • Drains
    • Doors
    • Taps
    • Shower screens
    • Smoke alarms
    • Basin
    • Boundary fences
    • Clothesline
    • Intercom
    • Pest Control (in first six weeks of occupancy)
    • No power to the property
  • Windows (if not damaged by the tenant or a resident of their household)
  • TV Antenna (in complexes only)
  • Floor coverings
  • Internal and external painting

Q. What do I need to fix?

  • Cost to replace locks or keys if you are locked out of property (including lost or stolen keys)
  • Smashed window/s
  • Holes in walls
  • Faulty appliance causing power to trip
  • Blockages to sinks, toilet or drains (even if it’s accidental)
  • Any damages caused by the tenant, your family or friends
  • Clearing gutters to single story dwellings
  • Pest Control (after the first six weeks)
  • TV Antenna (on free standing cottages)

Q. What about insect infestations or rodents?


If you see or suspect termite activity contact Westside Housing immediately. For more information on how to identify termites, read this article (TBA).

Rodents (mice and rats)

This is a tenant responsibility.

Ants, cockroaches and other insects

This is a tenant responsibility.