Resources

Topic Description Web link to further information
Renting and you A guide for landlords and tenants Click to download
Short guide to good renting Checklist for landlords and tenants Click to download
Healthy homes The healthy homes standards introduce specific and minimum standards for heating, insulation, ventilation, moisture and drainage, and draught stopping in rental properties. Healthy homes - tenancy.govt.nz
Residential Tenancy Amendment ACT 2020 (RTAA 2020) The RTAA 2020 became law after receiving Royal Assent on 11 August 2020, which will result in a number of changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986. Residential Tenancy Amendment ACT 2020 - tenancy.govt.nz
Starting a tenancy What do you need to know when you’re starting a new tenancy? Starting a tenancy - tenancy.govt.nz
Short video Starting a tenancy clip - tenancy.govt.nz
Rent, Bond & Bills Find the market rent in your area. Read about rent, bond and other expenses that landlords and tenants need to pay when they rent a property. Rent bond and bills - tenancy.govt.nz
Short video Rent, bond and bills clip - tenancy.govt.nz
Maintenance & inspections Who’s responsible for keeping your rental home in good condition? Maintenance and inspections - tenancy.govt.nz
Short video Maintenance and inspections clip - tenancy.govt.nz
Ending a tenancy What do you need to think about when a tenancy comes to an end? Ending a tenancy - tenancy.govt.nz
Short video Ending a tenancy clip - tenancy.govt.nz
Disputes It can be difficult to see eye-to-eye on a problem. Watch this video to find out ways you can resolve a dispute. Disputes - tenancy.govt.nz
Short video Disputes clip - tenancy.govt.nz