Why do you need to know about Healthy Homes Standard?

Healthy Homes Standards – what do they mean for me? According to the New Zealand Government, the healthy homes standards, which become law later this year, aim to improve heating, insulation, ventilation and drainage, reduce moisture and stop draughts to improve the quality of rental homes and to ensure all tenants to have a warm and dry home is a priority to help improve the well-being of New Zealanders and their families. Private landlords have just over two years to ensure rental properties to meet the standards to enable all renters in New Zealand to live in warm and dry

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Tenant’s liability on damage?

The RTA Amendment Bill has now been passed into law and this is great news for landlords. After August 27, tenants will be liable for lesser of four weeks rent or the landlord’s insurance excess for careless damage at the property. For tenants to understand just how much they would need to pay in the event of damage, landlords now need to provide their insurance information, including the excess details. If you fail to do this, you risk being liable for a $500 penalty per tenancy. To make this process as seamless as possible, can you please fill out the

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