Changes already in place Skip listen and sharing tools Listen 10 September 2018 Commissioner for Residential Tenancies appointed The Commissioner provides independent advice to the Victorian Government to inform the development of residential tenancy policy, legislative frameworks, programs and services. 1 February 2019 Long-term leases A new option for tenants and landlords to agree to leases of more than five years. 3 April 2019 Caravan and residential park closures and compensation Park owners must notify the local council of a park closure, and compensate eligible residents. Suppression of rooming house details on register A rooming house address can be suppressed from the public register to protect residents threatened by interpersonal or family violence. 19 June 2019 Renting guide can be given electronically Landlords may give tenants Renting a home: a guide for tenants in electronic form, if the tenant has given written consent to receive notices and other documents this way. Changes to rent increases In leases entered into on or after 19 June, landlords must not increase the rent more than once in any 12-month period.