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Healthy homes resources for tenants
There are a number of healthy homes programmes and resources especially for people living in rental homes.
Healthy home requirements for rental property owners
If you think your landlord has failed to meet their responsibilities, see Breaches of the Residential Tenancies Act on Tenancy Services website or contact the Compliance and Investigations Team.
For more information, see Healthy homes requirements for landlords.
Housing New Zealand tenants
Housing New Zealand has a Warm and Dry programme to ensure all homes have things like thermal-backed curtains and extractor fans.
Contact your Housing New Zealand Tenancy Manager if you have any questions, or see the
Housing New Zealand website.
Community Services Card holders
If you have a community services card, you may be able to get free curtains from Habitat curtain bank.
DHB healthy home services
Low-income families who have children with respiratory illnesses may be eligible for support through the Noho Ᾱhuru or AWHI Healthy Homes initiatives. To find out more, see:
Consumer New Zealand
See Consumer’s Renter's Guide to a Warmer Home.
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