Rooming house gas safety check
A rooming house is a building where one or more rooms are available to rent, and four or more people in total can occupy those rooms.
Rooming house operators must comply with minimum standards set out in the Residential Tenancies (Rooming House Standards) Regulations , administered by Consumer Affairs . These standards relate to privacy, security, safety and amenity in rooming houses. The minimum standards apply to a rooming house and its rooms, irrespective of whether the resident is on a rooming house agreement or individual tenancy agreement.
Gas safety check
Section 19 of these regulations requires that a gas safety check is conducted on a rooming house at least once every two years by a licensed gasfitter.
Section 23 of the regulations requires that a rooming house owner maintain a record of a gas safety check for a period of two years after the gas safety check is conducted.
- Gas safety checklist:
Consumer Affairs Victoria
Consumer Affairs Victoria provides further information about rooming house minimum .
A detailed guide for rooming house residents and operators can be found in or in . Note: these documents will download to your computer.
Date: 30/03/2023 2:50
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Reviewed 29 January 2023