We’ve had another big month here at Renters United! We’ve started work on our next campaign for Property Manager Regulation and we published our open letter to Trade Me. Read on to see how it went, and how you can get involved!
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Today Renters United alongside 11 other organisations including the Child Poverty Action Group, the Manawatu Tenants Union, and New Zealand Union of Students' Associations have sent an open letter to Trade Me demanding they take action to stop illegal rental property listings running rampant on their website.
This month we ran a webinar, rent controls were on the table and off again, and property manager regulation is just around the corner
Aotearoa has moved to the Red Traffic light setting, so what does that mean for you as a tenant? Plus tenancies are ending, what should you do?
A City for People, Generation Zero, and Renters United welcome the cross-partisan announcement today that the National Policy Statement on Urban Development (NPS-UD) will be strengthened with a fast-tracked medium-density zone and its implementation brought forward by a year.
A City for People declares victory as Wellington City Council passes an ambitious Spatial Plan, but calls on Central Government to speed up implementation, infrastructure.
A City for People, Generation Zero, and Renters United are elated that Wellington City Councillors passed a more ambitious Spatial Plan today that goes above and beyond the original Draft Spatial Plan. They have taken real action on the housing crisis and will ensure we provide more homes for all.
Renters have been hit hardest by the housing crisis. Not only are they locked out of the buyers market due to ever increasing rents, but the severe lack of supply has left many with no choice but to live in substandard, overcrowded housing. These new policy announcements do nothing to help us in the short term.
The Labour government brought in the second phase of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act in February. Were you aware of what these changes were?
Renters United is looking to hire our first paid position: Organiser (Elections) to: Project manage the organisation’s election campaign, collaboratively... More →
The lockdown is affecting us all in many ways. To help us fight for a fair deal for renters during... More →