Healthy Homes Regulations 2019

Healthy Homes Regulations 2019

What do you need to do?

New healthy homes standards for rental properties in New Zealand became law on 1 July 2019. The standards will play a significant role in improving the wellbeing of New Zealanders and their families.

Tenancy Services have released a full set of documents and standards that rental properties MUST follow to meet the Healthy Homes Standards.

  • By 1st July 2019 – Insulation must meet RTA standards set in 2016
  • From 1st July 2019 – New / Varied Tenancy Agreements to include declaration of intention to comply to the 5 Healthy Homes Standards.
  • From 1st July 2020 – New/Varied Tenancy Agreements to include information on current levels of the 5 Healthy Homes Standards.
  • From 1st July 2021– Rentals must comply with all the new Standards within 90 days from entering any new or varied Tenancy Agreements.
  • By 1st July 2024 – ALL rental properties must be compliant with the 5 Healthy Home Standards.

For more information, please access the Tenancy Services website:

Should you need a report encompassing all of the 5 Healthy Homes Standards, try calling our friends at Waikato Healthy Homes Ltd on 0800 2019 00 or visit them at their website