Resources about housing and tenancy

Resources about housing and tenancy

The resources below will help you understand more about housing and the law if you are a living in a rental property, rooming house or caravan park.

Our resources

Am I old enough is a publication for young people about common legal issues, which includes information about renting if you are under 18.

We also have a video about your rights if you are Renting a property.

Other resources you might find useful

Tenants Union Victoria

The Tenants Union of Victoria has a range of publications, including fact sheets, handbooks, and step-by-step guides, to help tenants understand their rights. Many of their publications are also available in other languages.

Consumer Affairs Victoria

Consumer Affairs Victoria has:

For more information about living in or owning a rental property, caravan park, rooming house or movable dwelling in Victoria, see the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.

They also have forms and publications to help you with renting, fair trade, building and renovating and more.

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) can help you understand:

  • what happens at the tribunal
  • how to resolve tenancy disputes
  • how to present a case at the tribunal.

For more information about VCAT disputes, and step-by-step guides on how to apply to the tribunal, see the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal website.