Updated Privacy Laws and what that means for Landlords and Property Managers

December 7, 2021
Privacy act

There has been an update of the Privacy Laws and compliance monitoring program by the Office of Privacy Commission. It is intended to ensure Landlords and Property Managers are acting in accordance with the Privacy Act. What you can and can’t ask tenants While it had been signalled earlier in the year with online discussion…

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Residential Tenancy Act Amendments – you as the owner, should be aware of

August 8, 2021

11th February 2021 a number of new legislative requirements came in for all new tenancies and periodic tenancies. Some parties believe that the changes are onerous on Landlords, but here at Point Property we will manage the changes to be as much a positive to our Landlords as we can.  Fixed term tenancies that commencing prior to 11th Feb 2021 are still covered by the previous legislation.  Ending a tenancy – There…

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The second stage of the Healthy Homes August 2021

August 8, 2021

The second stage of the Healthy Homes deadline came into force on 1 July 2021, which means all new or renewed tenancies after this date must comply with the standards within 90 days of the tenancy starting.  The Government body MBIE is enforcing the new changes to the Act, for both Landlords and Tenants. The Government’s goal is to ensure all properties are compliant and the team at Point…

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