|Policy status:||In Force|
|Policy Type:||Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards>Building codes and standards|
|Policy Target:||Buildings>Building Code|
|Agency:||Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE)|
The Residential Tenancies Amendment Act came into force on 1 July 2016. The Act makes a number of changes including requirements relating to insulation. The new insulation requirements in the Act apply to social housing from 1 July 2016 and all other rentals from 1 July 2019. Landlords must include in all tenancy agreements from 1 July 2016 a declaration of the level of insulation underfloor, in walls and in the ceiling, and all insulation installed from 1 July 2016 must be to the latest 2008 standards.
Last modified: Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:26:40 CEST