Rental Housing Warrant of Fitness

Housing WOF

The Government and some local councils are looking at a Warrant of Fitness for rental housing. Would your rental home pass warrant?

In this year's budget the government announced plans to pilot a Warrant of Fitness for rental housing that would require all rental housing to be warm, dry and healthy. NZ Housing Warrant of Fitness

A minimum level of thermal insulation is widely expected to be a key ingredient of such a Warrant of Fitness.

The pilot scheme will centre on Housing New Zealand rental properties before being considered for the wider market.

Meanwhile the Dunedin City Council has announced a desire to accelerate the timeline to address the "sub-par" student rental housing issue the city faces. Read more about their plans.