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Healthy Homes July Deadline: Are you compliant?

Is your rental property Healthy Homes ready? Hopefully you're all sorted, or well on the way.

Upcoming Deadline

From the 1st July all rental properties must have a Healthy Homes assessment report and an action plan to remedy any non-compliance issues within 90 days of a new, renewed or varied tenancy.

Even if a fixed term tenancy is currently in place, it's important to note that should your tenants request to break their fixed term tenancy, on or after 1st July, any non-compliance issues must be rectified within 90 days of the new tenancy.

Relying on the 90 day grace period is risky, as contractors are already incredibly busy with the high demand from investors to meet the Healthy Homes Standards on heating, insulation, ventilation, moisture ingress, drainage, and draught stopping. Even now, private landlords are struggling with the long wait to schedule contractors to quote the job, for the supplier to then send the items needed (sometimes even being waitlisted for items because demand is so high), and then scheduling the contractor to complete the job itself.

If your current tenancy ends over the busy Summer period, not attending compliance issues until then is equally risky, as demand for contractors will be astronomical with the huge number of last minute landlords rushing to get properties compliant.

We recommend attending to any non-compliance issues as soon as possible.

Property Managers Make it Simple​

Managing a property can be stressful at the best of times. When additional costs and evolving regulations are added to the mix, it can be tempting to question whether the investment is worth the hassle.

A Property Manager is an easy way to cut the stress out of the equation. We take on all aspects of the landlord’s role, and ensure the property is compliant with Healthy Homes and other legislation.

Over the past 30+ years of managing Wellington and Hutt Valley properties, we've developed invaluable trade relationships, extensive experience and insight in the rental market that can only be built over time.

We’re proud to call ourselves experts and provide our clients with professional advice, every step of the way

If you’ve got questions about the Healthy Homes Standards & how we can help manage your properties, get in touch. We’d love to hear from you!

Quinovic Johnsonville | Wellington

Call Jordan Atkinson - 027 297 0873

Quinovic Hutt Valley | Wellington

Call Helen Vance - 027 487 8103

Quinovic Kent Terrace | Wellington

Call Jordan Atkinson - 027 297 0873

Quinovic Wellington Property Managers


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