Residential Tenancies Act

18th Nov 19, 3:51pm
David Hargreaves suggests the Government's proposed changes to tenancy laws will simply make it harder for the more socially disadvantaged to get private rental accommodation
David Hargreaves suggests the Government's proposed changes to tenancy laws will simply make it harder for the more socially disadvantaged to get private rental accommodation
18th Nov 19, 3:51pm
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17th Nov 19, 1:00pm
Government to introduce law to limit rent hikes, enable tenants to add minor fittings to a property and limit landlords' abilities to end tenancies
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Government to introduce law to limit rent hikes, enable tenants to add minor fittings to a property and limit landlords' abilities to end tenancies
17th Nov 19, 1:00pm
24th Aug 19, 9:41am
by Guest
Long-awaited clarification for landlords and tenants in key areas of residential tenancy law has come with the passing of amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act. But there are still many fishooks
Long-awaited clarification for landlords and tenants in key areas of residential tenancy law has come with the passing of amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act. But there are still many fishooks
24th Aug 19, 9:41am
14th Jun 19, 10:35am
by Guest
Landlords face a $4000 fine if their properties are uninsulated on July 1 – but insulation companies say time’s run out and if they haven’t done it by now, bad luck. The Spinoff's Don Rowe reports
Landlords face a $4000 fine if their properties are uninsulated on July 1 – but insulation companies say time’s run out and if they haven’t done it by now, bad luck. The Spinoff's Don Rowe reports
14th Jun 19, 10:35am
26th Feb 19, 11:43am
David Hargreaves says the lasting legacy of the Government's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will likely be increasing numbers of people dependent on the state for a roof over their heads
David Hargreaves says the lasting legacy of the Government's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will likely be increasing numbers of people dependent on the state for a roof over their heads
26th Feb 19, 11:43am
26th Feb 19, 7:53am
Housing and Urban Development Ministry officials concede that the Govt's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will drive up rents, see rental stock taken off the market and may increase demand for public and emergency housing
Housing and Urban Development Ministry officials concede that the Govt's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will drive up rents, see rental stock taken off the market and may increase demand for public and emergency housing
26th Feb 19, 7:53am
5th Oct 18, 7:24am
Housing Minister Phil Twyford backs select committee recommendation for start of letting fee ban to be brought forward to December 12
Housing Minister Phil Twyford backs select committee recommendation for start of letting fee ban to be brought forward to December 12
5th Oct 18, 7:24am
12th Sep 18, 11:46am
Submissions being sought on proposed changes to standards for rental properties and the Residential Tenancies Act
Submissions being sought on proposed changes to standards for rental properties and the Residential Tenancies Act
12th Sep 18, 11:46am
6th Sep 18, 1:10pm
David Hargreaves argues that what is missing from the Government's Healthy Homes initiative is a long-term plan to modernise all of New Zealand's housing stock
David Hargreaves argues that what is missing from the Government's Healthy Homes initiative is a long-term plan to modernise all of New Zealand's housing stock
6th Sep 18, 1:10pm
30th Aug 18, 9:54am
David Hargreaves says despite the wave of both pro and anti comments about the Government's review of the Residential Tenancies Act, what is being proposed is in fact a disappointingly shallow series of tweaks; but what's the thing with pets?
David Hargreaves says despite the wave of both pro and anti comments about the Government's review of the Residential Tenancies Act, what is being proposed is in fact a disappointingly shallow series of tweaks; but what's the thing with pets?
30th Aug 18, 9:54am
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27th Aug 18, 10:03am
Minister of Housing Phil Twyford eyes increase to tenancy termination notice periods, ‘no cause tenancy terminations’ and limiting rent increases in shakeup of the Residential Tenancies Act
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Minister of Housing Phil Twyford eyes increase to tenancy termination notice periods, ‘no cause tenancy terminations’ and limiting rent increases in shakeup of the Residential Tenancies Act
27th Aug 18, 10:03am
9th Aug 17, 1:00pm
Looking starkly at Generation Rent, parties are proposing policies which would protect those who will never own a home
Looking starkly at Generation Rent, parties are proposing policies which would protect those who will never own a home
9th Aug 17, 1:00pm
6th May 16, 1:47pm
MBIE likely to ban retrofitting foil insulation in existing homes due to risk of electrocution
MBIE likely to ban retrofitting foil insulation in existing homes due to risk of electrocution
6th May 16, 1:47pm
28th Apr 16, 1:33pm
A look at how a court judgement, making landlords responsible for damage their tenants accidentally cause to their properties, affects you
A look at how a court judgement, making landlords responsible for damage their tenants accidentally cause to their properties, affects you
28th Apr 16, 1:33pm