The new Residential Tenancy Act provisions have come into effect from 1 July 2019.
On the 24th Feb 2019 the Ministry for Urban Housing and Development released the new Healthy Homes Guarantee's Act requirements for insulation in rental properties.
IAONZ gravely concerned about number of rental properties to be insulated
The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) are urging landlords to take up an insulation subsidy before insulation in rental homes becomes mandatory. (ECCA Media Release 16 January 2017)
Landlords could face spot checks and fines of up to $4000 if they don't make sure their rental properties are insulated by mid-2019. (Article posted on Stuff Online 18th December 2016)