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National Tenancy Database (NTD) is powered by Equifax, a data analytics company and the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand.

About National Tenancy Database

About National Tenancy Database

National Tenancy Database has been supplying quality risk assessment information to thousands of real estate agents Australia-wide for over 30 years. NTD is the leading authority on tenant information and is fully endorsed by REIWA. National Tenancy Database was the first and is the largest tenancy information provider in Australia and is accepted by the industry as a prerequisite for checking prospective tenants.

  • 1985

    The first iteration of the system was pioneered under the name Rent Check and in partnership with REIWA became the first tenancy checking system in Australia.

  • 1999

    The system became known as the National Tenancy Database, and went online as the internet became a part of daily life.

  • 2000

    Collection House Ltd procured the system that was rapidly gaining popularity in the industry and NTD went from strength to strength, overcoming the challenges of legislative change.

  • 2007

    NTD was acquired by Veda, the largest and most sophisticated provider of business intelligence in Australia and New Zealand.

  • 2016

    Veda was acquired by Equifax, a leading provider of insights and knowledge that helps customers make informed decisions. Equifax  powers the financial future of individuals and organisations around the world using the combined strength of unique trusted data, technology and innovative analytics. This  means that National Tenancy Database is better positioned than ever to offer its members exceptional service.

About Equifax

Equifax powers the financial future of individuals and organisations around the world. Using the combined strength of unique trusted data, technology and innovative analytics, Equifax has grown from a consumer credit company into a leading provider of insights and knowledge that helps its customers make informed decisions. The company organises, assimilates and analyses data on more than 820 million consumers and more than 91 million businesses worldwide, and its database includes employee data contributed from more than 6,600 employers.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Equifax operates or has investments in 24 countries in North America, Central and South America, Europe and more recently in the Asia Pacific region, with the acquisition of Veda, a data analytics company and the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. Combined the companies bring nearly 170 years of data and insights experience to the marketplace. 

Equifax is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index, and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. Equifax employs approximately 9,400 employees worldwide.