Weekly News List: Housing - 1st of July

Greens: 'Tens of thousands' of rental properties not property insulated - but not all agree

via NZ Herald

The number of landlords who will be stung by fines for not properly insulating their rental homes appears to be very low, according to a group representing property owners and investors. Read more…

 

Community housing sector looks forward to innovation

via Scoop

Community housing sector looks forward to innovation and action following Cabinet reshuffle. Read more…

 

Māori Council moves to educate whānau on rights as tenants amid 'heartbreaking' stories of discrimination

via TVNZ

The New Zealand Māori Council has launched a new resource focused on educating whānau on rights as tenants and what the responsibilities of landlords are.  Read more…

 

No price stigma for ‘tactically’ remediated leaky homes

via Scoop

Leaky family homes that have been fixed, made weathertight and reclad in non-monolithic cladding have the same market value as unaffected dwellings, according to research just published. Read more…

 

Wellington's Housing First initiative to put roof over 200 homeless people's heads

via Stuff

People sleeping rough on Wellington and Lower Hutt streets have been promised a roof over their heads through the Housing First scheme. Read more…

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