In this informative article, discover the latest updates on tenant ratings, privacy rules, and pending meth regulations for landlords in 2023. Illion and NZPIF collaborate to educate landlords on sharing tenant experiences while awaiting crucial decisions post-election.
In a pivotal ruling, a tenancy tribunal concluded landlords can’t exclude pets despite lease terms, citing the Residential Tenancies Act. This has stirred a debate on property rights and revealed a larger lesson: landlords fare better focusing on rent issues rather than attempting to manage all tenant behaviours in court.
Despite all the law changes the important ones related to rent arrears remain unchanged but the way Tenancy Services and Department of courts deal with cases has changed a bit.
The proposed amendment states that the current act came into force 30 years ago in 1986. What is not said is that in 1986 at that time New Zealand had an iconic Labour leader David Lange and Roger Douglas was loose on the market.
Court litigation can be time consuming, expensive, and emotionally draining. Most disputes can be settled by bringing the ongoing problem to the forefront by sitting down with a mediator and being able to talk freely but in strict confidence and without prejudice.