Starting and ending a lease

You should always inspect a property yourself before you agree to sign a lease. When you inspect a rental property, take a copy of this property inspection checklist with you, to help you compare properties before you put in your application.

The following video (created by Consumer Affairs Victoria) explains what to do when starting and ending a lease:

We encourage you to explore the resources provided on our Renting page about various tenancy issues. If you need additional help, contact us here.

Further resources

Tenants Victoria: Property inspection checklist

Tenants Victoria: Starting a tenancy

Tenants Victoria: Ending a tenancy


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