Government announces stricter standards for ‘warmer, drier’ rental homes

The Government’s new standards for healthy homes have been released and sets down a higher standard of requirements for owners to meet in order to ensure New Zealanders are able to live in warm, dry homes. Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced the standards today, saying that making sure all New Zealanders had […]

How Healthy Rentals Compliance Works

We’ve tried to make the compliance process as straightforward as we can. The diagram below highlights how we will work with you to ensure your property is compliant as well as free from key major maintenance issues. If you have any further questions about the process bow please feel free to contact us. Click Here […]

New rules and regulations for Property Managers and Landlords

About the new rules and regulations From 1 July 2016 all landlords and their property managers are responsible for ensuring the rental properties they own or manage comply with the Residential Properties Act. Here we explain the new rules and regulations which under the new law relate to insultation and smoke alarms. We’ve tried our […]

Do rental properties have to have insulation?

Healthy Rental Assessments under the Residential Tenancies Act Welcome! If you are a landlord or property manager and you’re looking for a straight forward, cost effective way of ensuring compliance with the new requirements under the Residential Tenancies Act, you’ve come to the right place. This assessment provides value two ways: Gives you all the […]

Government passes Healthy Homes bill, requiring all rentals to be warm and dry

After several tries in opposition, the new Government have passed a law requiring rentals to be warm, dry, and well ventilated. The law will require landlords to guarantee that any new tenancy from July 1, 2019 must be either properly insulated or contain a heating source able to make the home warm and dry. All […]

Landlords aren’t insulating rental properties fast enough, insulation industry says

The insulation industry says landlords aren’t insulating rental properties fast enough and tens of thousands of properties could fail new standards with a deadline now less than two years away. The Insulation Association of New Zealand, which claims it represents more than 90 per cent of the industry, says a survey of members has returned […]