COVID-19: All of New Zealand is at Alert Level 2. The tenancy termination restrictions no longer apply.
Read our COVID-19 page for more information for landlords and tenants.
10 July 2020
Select Committee reports to Parliament on Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill.
2 June 2020
The deadline for the healthy homes standards compliance statement has been extended from 1 July 2020 to 1 December 2020.
11 March 2020
Are you operating a boarding house without being aware of it? Read our article to find out the legal definition and compliance requirements.
6 March 2020
We have published answers to questions to further help explain the healthy homes standards and the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2019.
18 February 2020
The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill was introduced to Parliament on Monday 17 February 2020.
18 November 2019
Associate Housing Minister Kris Faafoi has announced proposed changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986.
27 August 2019
Following Royal Assent on 30 July 2019, this Act comes into force today.