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During a rental

During a rental

Last updated: 29 Mar 2021


This section covers issues that might arise during the time that a renter, resident or site tenant occupies rented premises or other form of accommodation.

In this section:

  • Rent when and how rent can be charged and increased, and how rent increases can be challenged;
  • Bond obligations with respect to bonds and what happens with a bond at the end of a tenancy;
  • Repairs how urgent and non-urgent repairs are dealt with under the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (Vic) (RTA), and which party may be liable for the costs of repairs;
  • Compliance procedures breach of duty notices, applications for compliance orders and compliance order hearings;
  • Duties & obligations of renters and residential rental providers under the RTA;
  • Compensation when compensation may be claimed by a renter or residential rental provider for breach of duties;
  • Creating a rental agreement applications to the Tribunal and evidentiary requirements; and
  • Family violence provisions where family violence protections apply.

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