Colder than a polar bear in a freezer?

Posted by Jack Vale on January 30, 2018 11:33:44 AM NZDT

Icy cold, dark and damp. That’s the reality facing plenty of Wellington’s tenants this winter. 🌨️

 

For many tenants, the picture of winter is looking bleak as they stare down the barrel of high energy bills, cold mornings and battling mould in their rental property, yet the government have subsidies in place to support landlords in insulating their property.

There can be no excuse for cold, dark and damp rental properties anymore.

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Topics: insulation, Compliance, tenants, renting wellingon

Compliance Non-negotiable

Posted by Jack Vale on April 20, 2017 4:25:17 PM NZST

No longer will landlords and property management companies be able to get away with poor landlord behaviour. That is the message from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), the government agency responsible for tenancy services in New Zealand. The warning shots follow an audit of five separate property management companies across the country which found varying levels of compliance in some of the most basic requirements of being a landlord, namely insulation and smoke alarms. Landlords and property managers are now being put on notice that it is imperative that they ensure compliance is a number one priority, or face the consequences.

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Topics: tribunal, Insider, RTA, Compliance

 

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