BRANZ research report on ‘exceeding the minimum’ released

Jan 29, 2018 | Research











This report looks at the question: why don’t landlords choose features that exceed the minimum building standards and what are the enablers to changing this? The aim is to identify the barriers to an improved rental stock and potential solutions to overcome the barriers.

The report shows that about 35 per cent of New Zealand households are living in rental accommodation, and the number of people under 65 years old in rental housing is set to double between 2013 and 2018.

It highlights that a “build-to-rent” model that provides new rental houses in Britain could be one answer to New Zealand’s inadequate rental stock, an industry group has suggested.

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