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Rental properties insulation grants

Published: 9th May 2017

Author: Adrienne Olsen, Adroite Communications

Published in: Property e.Speaking | Issue #24

Recent changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 require all rental properties to have ceiling and underfloor insulation meeting a set standard, where reasonably practicable, by 1 July 2019.

A limited number of grants (for 50% of the cost) are available through Warm Up New Zealand: Healthy Homes, on a first-come-first-served basis for rental properties occupied by low-income tenants and are not owned by a government agency. The criteria are:

  • Rental property was built before 2000
  • The named tenant has a Community Services Card, and
  • The named tenant has been referred by the Ministry of Health’s Healthy Homes programme.

It’s important to keep your tenants warm and dry. To find out more, click here.

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