Sector position on Building Code issues in Community Group Housing as of 15 August 2014

Aug 27, 2014 | News

Overview:

This delegation represents community housing providers who want to take full responsibility for the safety of their homes and recognise their accountability as building owners under the provisions of the Building Act. This sector is greatly concerned about a change to an Acceptable Solution to the NZ Building Code that has been introduced without consultation with the parties most affected and is unjustified, creates unnecessary barriers to provision of housing to people with disabilities and social support needs, and introduces very large costs of compliance. We would like to propose better ways to ensure safe living environments.

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