All Rental Properties MUST have a Healthy Homes report in:
December 1 2020
The Healthy Homes standards are here, do you know your obligations as a landlord?
What you need to know
1st July 2020
As a landlord, you must include the current compliance level regarding the health home standard of the rental in the tenancy agreement. This includes new tenancy agreements and varied or renewed tenancy agreements.
1st July 2021
A new tenancy,within 90 days of the commencement date must comply with the healthy homes standard.
That is just enough time to book in an assessment and complete any work that may be required.
1st July 2024
All rental properties must comply with the healthy Home Standard in New Zealand.
Complete Property - Healthy Homes Assessment
Whats is included?
Complete Property will assess the living areas in the house to confirm there is one or more fixed heaters that can directly heat the main living area to at least 18C.
The ceiling insulation will also be assessed to ensure it meets the minimum R-values for the area. The underfloor is included in this inspection as it must also meet the minimum R-Value of 1.3
Mositure and drainage
There must be adequate drainage, guttering, and downpipes. These areas will be assessed and included in the report.
Rental properties that have an enclosed subfloor must have a ground moisture barrier.
There must be windows, skylights or doors that open to the outside in the living, dining, kitchen, and bedrooms. These must be able to be fixed in the open position and comprise at least five percent of the room's floor area.
There must be an extractor fan in the bathroom and kitchen areas that vent outside
The landlord must block any unreasonable gaps and holes in the walls, ceiling, windows, floors, and doors that cause noticeable draughts.
Open fireplaces must be blocked unless the tenant and landlord agree otherwise.
Everything you need in one easy report
Healthy Homes Compliance Report
$199 + GST
Report provides conclusions on compliance with the above standards and if found not compliant, what is needed to be fixed in order to achieve compliance.
But it doesn't have to end there
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