Use our online tool to work out rent per day, week, fortnight, calendar month, 6-month period or year.
Understand when you are allowed to change the locks because of family violence.
Information about infringement notices (fines) in renting situations. Explains breaches and their penalties.
When water appliances, fittings and fixtures are replaced at a rental, they must meet minimum efficiency standards.
Explains use of tenancy databases (‘blacklists’) in Victoria; landlord and agent responsibilities to inform tenants, and update and remove listings.
Understanding your renting rights and responsibilities can help to avoid disputes. Try to reach an agreement before asking for help.
It is against the law to stop somebody from renting a property because of certain personal characteristics.
If renters or rental providers breach the rules set out in Residential Tenancies Act, they can be required to fix the breach and pay compensation.
Rental providers must provide locks for all external doors and windows of a rental property.
Information on the process for evictions in Victoria, who can evict a tenant and when an eviction is illegal.