Rental rights
in Victoria

Helpful information for renters, rental providers and agents on rental rights in Victoria.

Rental rights in Victoria
Request for rental assessment

Request for rental assessment

You can ask for a rental assessment if your rent has increased, or if a feature of the home no longer works or has been removed.

Request for rental assessment

Report an issue with an advertised rental property

Report an issue with an advertised rental property‚Äč

If you’ve seen a rental ad which doesn’t live up to its promises, you can report it quickly and anonymously online.

Report an issue with an advertised rental property

Know your rights and duties

Renters have various rights and duties.
This guide is here to help you understand some of them and show you where to find more information or get advice.

Renters (tenants)

Renters (tenants)

Renters have the right to live in a home that is safe and well maintained. Learn about your rights and responsibilities here.

Rental providers (landlords)

Rental providers (landlords)

Rental providers have responsibilities and protections under the law. Learn about them here.

Disclaimer: This guide covers some basic rights and responsibilities of residential renters. It doesn’t include everything about renting, the rights and responsibilities of rental providers, or other types of housing like rooming houses and residential parks. For more details or to get more advice, visit the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.

Need more information about rental rights in Victoria?
Visit Consumer Affairs Victoria to find out more.