Victoria’s new rental laws introduced last year clarify the rights and responsibilities of renters. Vic leads the states with recent changes that include a ban on out-bidding, offering a minimum standard for homes, making evictions a little more difficult for landlords, and it covers everything from signing up for a lease to your next move.
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Get to know all the Victorian resources available for a happier tenancy or how to handle and rectify any issue you may have with your landlord.
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What are the new rental rule changes in Victoria?
Browse below and dive into the nitty gritty of Vic rental laws, the new, the changed, with guides and factsheets that provide you with all the information you need.
Some of the updates to Vic’s rental laws included:
• Domestic and family violence
• Rooming houses
• Caravan parks
• Movable dwellings
Resources for VIC renters
National Debt Helpline
National Debt Helpline is a not-for-profit service that helps people tackle their debt problems. It is not a lender and does not ‘sell’ anything or make money from people. Its professional financial counsellors offer a free, independent and confidential service.
Contact a financial counsellor on 1800 007 007
Visit ndh.org.au for more information
Moneysmart helps people take control of their money with free tools, tips and guidance.
Be aware of your rights and responsibilities so you know what to do and who has to take action to fix the problem.
Support for renters
What to do if you get a notice to vacate Legal and dispute advice Family relationship support. Getting a notice to vacate doesn't always mean that you need to move out immediately.
For information, advice and what to do: Consumer Affairs Victoria has information on what to do if your residential rental provider gives notice to vacate Tenants Victoria also has advice on notices to vacate.
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