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Fixed term five year tenancy agreements – February 2019

Information about expansion of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 to cover tenancy agreements of more than 5 years fixed term.

Friday 1 February 2019 at 12:00 am

Tenants and landlords can now agree to make a fixed-term tenancy agreement of more than 5 years under the Residential Tenancies Act 1997. This agreement must be in writing and must use a prescribed form.

See ss. 26, 26A, 27, 27A—Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (Vic).