Prepare for rental changes: resources for rental providers

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New rental laws are now in effect. If you are a rental provider (landlord) or estate agent, it is important that you understand your responsibilities under the new laws.

On this page, you can access resources that can help.

Get ready for the new renting laws 

Rental provider guides

Rental providers and estate agents must ensure they are compliant with the new laws.

Our Rental Provider guide will help you understand the new changes and what you must do. 

For more information, please view our Rental providers (landlords) and estate agency property managers: Getting ready for the new rental laws guide.

New renting forms

New renting forms have been created to include the range of changes in the new renting laws. Some existing forms have been updated, too. 

If you are a rental provider or estate agent, you may wish to view the new forms in advance so that you can become familiar with them and begin integrating them in your systems.  

For more information, download a pack of the new forms here.

You can also download:

Stakeholder communications kit

A stakeholder communications kit has been prepared to help you spread awareness of the reforms among your audience. Along with providing key information about some of the major reforms, the kit contains a fact sheet and social media messages and images that you can share.

Download the stakeholder communications kit here.

Learn about the new renting laws

New renting guidelines

The new renting guidelines detail how rental providers and renters can comply with renting laws, including the new laws. These guidelines will also be used by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) to assist their decision making.

You can access the 5 guides below:

More information

To stay informed on the changes to renting laws, you can subscribe to our email updates.


If you have a question about support for organisations working in the rental sector, please contact us.