CAV will work with tenants and landlords to help them secure a rent reduction agreement. The goal is to provide a quick service so that both parties have certainty. With information provided by tenants and landlords, CAV will attempt to reach an agreement that will share the financial burden. If your landlord (the person you rent) agrees to reduce your rent, you set this agreement in writing. You can write down the agreement and ask them to sign it, or you can write it down and give you a copy. The agreement should include no. Your landlord cannot register in a rental database (blacklist) if you cannot pay your rent because of the coronavirus COVID-19. When a lessor intends to temporarily reduce a tenant`s rent due to financial difficulties that have nothing to do with market conditions, the Tenants` Room recommends that the agreement be made in writing with a clear description of the contractual terms, including the nature of the tenant`s financial rigour and the duration of the rent reduction (if agreed upon at the time of the reduction). If the tenant and lessor fail to reach an agreement as part of the mediation process, the Chief Dispute Resolution Officer for residential rents may adopt a binding dispute resolution decision. The order can: So everyone is clear about what was decided to register your rent reduction contract online at Consumer Affairs Victoria. The dispute settlement order can be used as evidence for access to other state aid, such as rent relief allowance for tenants or property tax relief for homeowners.
Record all the chords you reach. You must agree on whether you can refund the residue later or not. You don`t agree with refunds that you can`t afford. If you`ve made a deal, register it with us. If a dispute settlement order expires and tenants continue to experience financial difficulties, tenants should contact their landlord or property manager to apply for a new tenancy agreement. If you can afford to pay your rent, you should pay it. There is no rental leave and the courts are looking again at evictions. The process of the rent reduction agreement is fair and accessible, but tenants and landlords can still choose to get help to reach an agreement.