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Tenancy reforms miss the main point -- unpaid rent

Monday, 15 October 2018, 10:23 am | Stop the War on Tenancies

Evidence obtained on Friday under the Official Information Act shows that Housing Minister Phil Twyford’s tenancy law tinkering misses the main issue, which is unpaid rent, Tenancies War spokesman Mike Butler said today. More >>

Complaints show problem with heaters in rentals

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 10:52 am | Stop the War on Tenancies

Complaints that 15,000 heaters installed in Housing New Zealand properties don’t heat give the appearance of an epic blunder and show a problem with forcing private rental property owners to provide heaters, Tenancies War spokesman Mike Butler said ... More >>

Minister, there is an economic reason for letting fees

Monday, 8 October 2018, 10:16 am | Stop the War on Tenancies

A claim by Housing Minister Phil Twyford that letting fees were unfair and had no economic rationale shows naivete unbefitting of a Minister, Tenancies War spokesman Mike Butler said today. More >>

Why don’t trashed tenancies lead to jail time?

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 3:22 pm | Stop the War on Tenancies

A series of high-profile cases of trashed rental properties raises the question of why the perpetrators manage to avoid jail time for wilful damage, Tenancies War spokesman Mike Butler said today. More >>

Govt should heed rental property owners selling up

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 11:59 am | Stop the War on Tenancies

A headline today saying “Bay of Plenty landlords pull out of property market over new tenant rights” is evidence of the likely impact of new requirements in tenancy law and standards, Tenancies War spokesman Mike Butler said today. More >>

Owners and insurers need compensation after meth fiasco

Monday, 1 October 2018, 11:22 am | Stop the War on Tenancies

Owners forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars refurbishing rental properties based on a discredited methamphetamine test deserve compensation, as do their insurers, Tenancies War spokesman Mike Butler said today. More >>

Rental property questions the Govt refuses to ask

Monday, 24 September 2018, 10:39 am | Stop the War on Tenancies

The Government fails to address some key questions while proposing sweeping changes to tenancy law and rental property standards, Tenancies War spokesman Mike Butler said today. More >>

 

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