Category Archives: Wise Updates

The standards were enabled by the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act which was passed into law in December 2017. The Government is asking for feedback on five healthy homes standards: The document seeks feedback on five healthy homes standards: Heating– what minimum achievable indoor temperature should heating devices be sized for in rental homes, where should … Continue reading The healthy homes standards will set minimum requirements for residential rental properties.

Tens of thousands of rental properties will not be insulated by the government’s deadline of July 1 next year, insulation companies are warning. And that could result in a $4,000.00 pay-day for tenants who dob their slack landlords in. Landlords who fail to make the deadline could end up out of pocket. There’s a $4,000.00 … Continue reading Tenants of slack landlords are now only one year away from a landlord ‘gift’ of $4,000.00

As per the new Residential Tenancies Act, all NZ rental properties must be insulated…