Student Housing are aware that some students like to lessen the financial burden whilst away on exchange or an extended holiday by renting out their room/property here in Melbourne, however, there are things that you need to be aware of:-
Avoid the pitfalls by finding out where you stand according to the Residential Tenancies Act (1997) and/or consumer legislation:-
Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV)
Telephone: 1300 55 81 81
IMPORTANT: If you are receiving rent from a tenant it may be considered income for Centrelink and Tax purposes.
Current students at The University of Melbourne can also book an appointment with one of our advisers for some tenancy advise. Book an appointment online