What Happens When a Fixed Term Tenancy is Broken?

What Happens When a Fixed Term Tenancy is Broken?

Tenants may wish to end a fixed-term tenancy early for a variety of reasons. However, both landlord and tenant must agree to the break of the tenancy agreement before any new arrangements are made. This includes going over potential expenses incurred, new agreements...
Fixed-Term Tenancies: Reforms and Terminations

Fixed-Term Tenancies: Reforms and Terminations

As landlords, property managers, and tenants have learned, 2021 has brought a whole heap of new changes for rental properties. From the Residential Tenancy Act (RTA) reforms to the Healthy Homes Standards, these changes aim to modernise the rental market here in New...
August Changes to the Residential Tenancies Act

August Changes to the Residential Tenancies Act

We are getting closer to the final amendments of the Residential Tenancy Act. Phase 1 included changes to rent increases. Phase 2 saw the majority of changes, including rental tenure security. The last phase of these changes comes into effect on 11 August 2021, and...
Residential Tenancies Act Reforms You May Have Missed

Residential Tenancies Act Reforms You May Have Missed

As of 11 February, new amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act, such as making minor changes to rental properties and tenancy assignments, came into effect. There are plenty of other changes that we have detailed in previous blogs that we encourage you to take a...
5 More February Changes to The Residential Tenancy Act

5 More February Changes to The Residential Tenancy Act

The deadline of Phase 2 of the amendments to The Residential Tenancy Act is nearing, with more changes that into effect on 11 February 2021. We have outlined these reforms in Phase 1 and some of the reforms in Phase 2, and we will continue to update you once Phase 3...
5 February Changes to The Residential Tenancies Act

5 February Changes to The Residential Tenancies Act

Over the past few months, we have been reviewing the changes to the Residential Tenancies Act. These reforms, which include changes for tenancy agreements and notice periods, are being put into effect in three phases, with Phase 1 reforms already in effect. As of 11...