The Commissioner for Residential Tenancies encourages renters and international students who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 to seek assistance and help.

Victorian Rental Assistance Grants: The Victorian Government announced rent relief grants for Victorians. If you are experiencing rental hardship due to COVID-19 here are some useful links

Housing Victoria's link to COVID-19 rent relief grant (External link)

Tenants Victoria COVID-19 guide for renters (External link)

Anika Legal COVID-19 assistance  (External link)

Consumer Affairs COVID19 new rental laws and tenants rights (External link)

International Student Emergency Relief Fund: The Victorian Government has announced a $45 million International Student Emergency Relief Fund for international students facing financial hardship as a result of coronavirus. Click here to find out more and register your interest (External link)

Victorian Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 updates (External link)