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Consumer Protection changes - January 2015

12 January 2015: New consumer protection measures for people building or renovating came into law on 1 January 2015. Guides are available for contractors and for homeowners, to explain the new measures. More detail can be found here on the Building Amendment Act.

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 Market rent 1 July 2014 - 31 December 2014

8 January 2015: Market rent is described (in the Residential Tenancies Act) as what a willing landlord might reasonably expect to receive, and a willing tenant might reasonably expect to pay for the tenancy, in comparison with rent levels for similar properties in similar areas.

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Weathertight Homes Resolution Service (WHRS) claims statistics - January 2015 

5 January 2015 : New Weathertight Services statistics for December 2014 have been published. View the latest statistics »

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