Housing Advice Centre

Community Organisation

Housing Advice Centre
77 King Street
Palmerston North 4410
251 days ago

Lodging a Bond

The Team from Housing Advice Centre

Any bond a landlord takes from a tenant must be lodged with Tenancy Services within 23 working days of receiving the payment.
A bond cannot be more than 4 weeks rent, but it is totally okay not to charge a bond or charge less than 4 weeks.
Bonds can be lodged via the Tenancy Services website … View more
Any bond a landlord takes from a tenant must be lodged with Tenancy Services within 23 working days of receiving the payment.
A bond cannot be more than 4 weeks rent, but it is totally okay not to charge a bond or charge less than 4 weeks.
Bonds can be lodged via the Tenancy Services website (you will need a PDF of the bond lodgement form) or via cheque mailed to Tenancy Services.

For more help contact the Housing Advice Centre 06 358 4875 or Tenancy Services 0800 TENANCY

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277 days ago

Help Over The Christmas Break

The Team from Housing Advice Centre

The HOUSING ADVICE CENTRE (06 3584875) is closed from the 21 December and reopens on January the 7th.
The MANAWATU TENANTS UNION (06 357 7435) is closed from the 21 December and reopens on the 22 of January
TENANCY SERVICES (0800 TENANCY) is closed from the 25 December and reopens on January the … View more
The HOUSING ADVICE CENTRE (06 3584875) is closed from the 21 December and reopens on January the 7th.
The MANAWATU TENANTS UNION (06 357 7435) is closed from the 21 December and reopens on the 22 of January
TENANCY SERVICES (0800 TENANCY) is closed from the 25 December and reopens on January the 3rd.
If you are needing help in between these times you can try the CITIZEN'S ADVICE BUREAU on the ground floor of Hancock Community House.

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369 days ago

Changes to the Healthy Homes Act

The Team from Housing Advice Centre

Along with the Residental Tenancies Act proposed changes, the Healthy Homes Act is also in it's consultation phase. These will have a big impact on renters and landlords so make sure you check them out :) You can make a submission, provide feedback or do a survey.

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391 days ago

Review of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986

The Team from Housing Advice Centre

The RTA is currently being reviewed and a number of changes are planned- to find out more information follow the link below. You can also put your ideas forward by providing a submission, feedback, or filling out their online survey.

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