There is no defined format, but you can use the form for the temporary rent reduction agreement as a guide. If you use another format, it must include: If the tenant and lessor fail to reach an agreement in the mediation process, the Chief Disputes Officer for residential tenancy may issue a mandatory settlement order. The order can: In Victoria, the amount of the loan is usually one month`s rent. A broker/landlord cannot charge a higher amount unless the weekly rent is greater than $350 or if the rental agreement stipulates that the tenant rents the landlord`s principal residence and the lessor intends to resume occupancy at the end of the lease. The amount of the loan payable must be included in the rental agreement. Money received as a deposit loan must be deposited with the Residential Tenancies Bond Authority (Vic) within 10 days of receipt. A rental obligation must take the form of a sum of money and should not be provided as collateral. In Victoria, a rental agreement can be written in writing or orally. If the agreement is written, the standard form agreement presented by the Victorian government must be used. Whether the agreement is written or oral, the same standard conditions apply. The status report can be used as conclusive evidence of the condition of the property at the time of the move. For example, before signing and returning a copy of the report, you should consult the property and note the problems or problems on both copies, especially if your opinion differs from that of the owner or agent, such as a stain on the carpet that was not registered by the owner or agent.

This is important because the status report can help you defend a loan or claim for damages or cleaning costs at the end of your lease. In Victoria, a residential rental agreement is used for agreements between: So everyone is clear about what was decided to register your lease online with Consumer Affairs Victoria. When the tenant rents a room in an apartment building, it is very important that the agreement details which parts of the premises the tenant owns exclusively and which parts of the tenant shared. CAV will work with tenants and landlords to help them secure a rent reduction agreement.