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Archive: 2021

New Residential Tenancies Act making it harder to house people

One of the changes to the Residential Tenancies Act has been the removing the 90-day no-cause termination and the inability to give a tenant a trial period to assess their suitability.
15-03-2021 more >>

Different ways to change a tenancy agreement

Tenancy Services has updated their website content to describe and distinguish different ways to change a tenancy agreement. Landlords and tenants should decide together which approach best suits their situation. The type of change to a tenancy agreement will have an impact on the healthy homes compliance date and Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 law changes that apply.
15-03-2021 more >>

An early exit from a fixed-term tenancy could be expensive

Tenants who choose to end fixed-term tenancy agreements are discovering that they are likely to receive large bills.
06-03-2021 more >>

Removal of the no-cause 90-day termination not working

Within the last few months we have seen and heard of multiple cases, for example in Greymouth, Christchurch and Auckland, where tenants have had anti-social incidents that have resulted in either full-time security guards being placed outside houses or trespass notices being given to tenants to prevent them from disturbing their neighbours in Kainga Ora houses.
26-02-2021 more >>

Nuts and bolts Quiz Night

Nuts and bolts Quiz Night led by Mariette Knudsen
17-02-2021 more >>

Reply to opinion piece by Bernard Hickey in Sunday Star Times 7 February 2021

In an opinion piece in the Sunday Star Times on 7 February, Bernard Hickey once again made unfounded, inaccurate and untrue statements about rental property providers in New Zealand.
15-02-2021 more >>

New loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions

Today the Reserve bank has released its new lending LVR restrictions in a bid to slow down the bolting housing market.
09-02-2021 more >>

New LVR restrictions put in place by the Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand - Te PÅ«tea Matua is putting in place more stringent loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions to reduce the risks to financial stability caused by high-risk mortgage lending. The LVR restrictions do not apply to new residential construction.
09-02-2021 more >>

NZPIF response to the Privacy Commissioner

The NZPIF agrees with the Privacy Commissioner NZPIF response to the Privacy Commissioner that the collection, retention, and disclosure of personal information on tenants must be open and fair.
04-02-2021 more >>


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