How many unique statements outlining different sets of information are now required to be in all new or varied tenancy agreements?
The answer is 4 unique statements:
- INSURANCE STATEMENT
From 27 August 2019, landlords are to disclose whether or not the property is insured in a statement as part of any new tenancy agreement, and if so, the excess of any relevant policies.
- INSULATION STATEMENT
From 1st July 2019, all new tenancy agreements and varied tenancy agreements must include a statement of location, type and condition of ceiling and underfloor insulation. Included in that statement, is also whether insulations meet the minimum requirements
- HEALTHY HOME STANDARDS STATEMENT OF INTENT
Landlords must sign a statement of intent to comply with Healthy Homes Standards in all new and varied Tenancy Agreements from 1st July 2019.
- SMOKE ALARM STATEMENT
Landlords must confirm that they have met a series of minimum legal requirements for smoke alarms before you rent the premises.
For important details go to www.tenancy.govt.nz/smoke-alarms
Here are what those statements look like in an actual tenancy agreement:
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