Landlord Rights and Landlord Responsibilities

When investing in a rental property it’s important to understand what your rights and responsibilities are as a Landlord.

There are very specific rules and guidelines in the Residential Tenancies Act that every Landlord and Tenant must adhere to. Failure to do so may result in not only receiving a financial penalty but the outcome becoming public record for all to see.

The following has been taken from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's website and gives a very clear view of what a Landlord can and cannot do.