Consumer Affairs Victoria

Key things to know

  • Some changes have been implemented.
  • All other changes will be in place from July 2020.
  • Until changes come into effect, the current laws apply.

For information on new laws affecting specialist disability accommodation (SDA) residents and SDA providers, view our Specialist disability accommodation page.

Implementation progress

A timeline commencing in September 2018 and finishing in July 2020, showing some reforms are in effect while the majority are still to come.

Laws in effect from 19 June 2019

  • Rent increases under new tenancy agreements will be limited to once a year.
  • Renting a home: a guide for tenants can be provided electronically.

Learn about these changes on our Changes in place from June 2019 page.

Preparing for change

Before all the changes are in place, we will consult on regulations and guidelines and deliver support to industry and community groups. Find out more on our Preparing for change page.