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.


Renting a Home – A Guide for Tenants

Further resources

Consumer Affairs Victoria

Tenants Victoria

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)

RTBA Online


The information on this website is not legal advice. It is legal information only. If you require legal advice, please contact the UMSU Legal Service here.

Last updated: 7 June 2019