Healthy Homes Guarantee Act Regulations 2017

About the healthy home standards In December 2017, the Government passed the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act Regulations 2017. This Act amended the Residential Tenancies Act, and enables standards to be made to make rental homes warmer and drier.  The standards set minimum requirements to create warmer, drier rental homes (the healthy homes standards). Heating standard Read more about Healthy Homes Guarantee Act Regulations 2017[…]

War on tenancies should stop

Life for rental property owners may become tougher as Labour’s newbie Housing Minister Phil Twyford tries to “make life better for renters”, Stop the War on Tenancies founder Mike Butler warns. The current raft of proposed tenancy reforms comes on top of what is essentially a 10-year war against the owners of rental property. Concerns Read more about War on tenancies should stop[…]

Tenants from hell – an Auckland landlord’s story

You think it’s easy being a landlord? All we do is sit around and randomly put up rents when our Jags need servicing. Capitalist pigs, feeding from the trough of tenants’ misery. Apparently we bunch people’s undies too. People who think being a landlord is simply a matter of buying a property, finding a tenant, Read more about Tenants from hell – an Auckland landlord’s story[…]