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Healthy Homes Statement Deadline Extended

Big news for all property investors - yesterday it was announced the compliance deadline for Healthy Homes Statements has been extended from 1 July 2020 to 1 December 2020.

Healthy Homes Standards - Wellington Property Managers

This means from 1 December 2020, all new, varied or renewed tenancy agreements must include a comprehensive Healthy Homes Statement detailing the property's level of compliance regarding heating, ventilation, insulation, draughts, moisture and drainage.

The extension was granted in recognition of landlords and tradespeople needing access to rental properties to complete inspections and determine the level of compliance, which of course was debilitated during Covid-19 lockdown.

Yesterday Associate Housing Minister Kris Faafoi explained “The extended deadline will not affect any of the dates by which rental properties have to comply with the Healthy Homes Standards. The delayed deadline only refers to the requirement for a detailed statement of current compliance. The remaining deadlines are not being changed.”

“Moving the deadline to 1 December 2020 will mean new tenancies beginning over the summer period in December and February can be incorporated into the statement of compliance process.”

Worried about the upcoming Healthy Homes Standards? Find out how our Wellington Property managers can help you. Locally owned and managed, we offer residential property management services across the entire Wellington & Hutt Valley region.

We take care of investments, offering peace of mind and a personal service to investors and tenants alike. Our solutions are backed by industry-leading technology and proven systems that promote both excellent property care and strong investment returns. Taking on all aspects of the landlord’s role, we guide our clients with professional, tailored advice using our extensive experience and insight in the rental market that can only be built over time.

If you would like to chat about the possibility of working together, or to receive a no-obligation, FREE Rental Appraisal get in touch with our team today.

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Call Jordan Atkinson - 027 297 0873

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