What Age Can You Rent A Property?

18 years

Can I rent at 16?

A person may rent if they are 16 years of age or older. A person aged 16 to 18 years will be bound by a Tenancy Agreement, so long as the agreement is not harsh or unconscionable. A family has a legal responsibility for the children until they are 18 years of age.

How old do you have to be to rent a home?


Can you rent a house at 16 in Victoria?

Renting under the age of 18

A person may enter into a written Residential Tenancy Agreement in order to rent in Victoria. If you leave home before you turn 18, Your parents may seek assistance from the police or the Department of Human Services Victoria to have you return home.

Can you be 18 and rent a house?

While you can legally rent a studio apartment at the age of 18, most landlords have income and credit requirements to lease an apartment to anyone at any age. It’s common for a landlord to require the tenant to earn three times the amount of rent per month and to have a solid credit history to be approved.