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The healthy homes standards have been finalised. Information on the standards is available on the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development website.
The standards first released in February set minimum requirements for heating, insulation, ventilation, moisture and drainage, and draught stopping in rental properties.
The healthy homes standards (HHS):
From 1 July 2019, landlords will also be required to:
The 2016 insulation requirements remain in force. From 1 July 2019, ceiling and underfloor insulation will be compulsory in all rental homes where installation is reasonably practicable.
View the new Healthy Homes Standards Regulations
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