Renting

This page has information for tenants about renting in Victoria, including:

  • what you should and should not do as a tenant;
  • what your landlord is and is not allowed to do.

You can use this page to find general information about renting. If you are having a problem with renting, please contact us to Get Legal Help.

You can download RentRight, a free smartphone app developed by Consumer Affairs Victoria, that has information and tools to help renters manage their tenancies.

Tenants Victoria has produced a range of resources specifically for student housing here.

Guides

Renting a Home – A Guide for Tenants

Further resources

Consumer Affairs Victoria

Tenants Victoria

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)

RTBA Online

Bonds

Bonds

Starting and ending a lease

Starting and ending a lease

Breaking a lease

Breaking a lease