Renting

Parents are the fifth biggest home loan lenders in New Zealand

Parents are dishing out $22.6 billion in loans to adult children, according to Consumer NZ.

Rents in NZ have gone up 7% in just one year

The largest growth in median weekly rent has been in the Taranaki region, growing a whopping 18%.

The six-month Covid rent freeze ends today, but rents are already going up. A lot.

The six-month Covid rent freeze ends today, and some landlords are putting up rent as fast as possible. Others tried to illegally raise rents during the…

I got rejected from so many flats, I asked landlords what I was doing wrong

Advice from property managers and landlords on how to get that flat.

Students are refusing to pay rent for university accommodation they can’t use

Students at halls of residence across the country are being asked to continue to pay for accomodation they can’t access due to Covid-19 restrictions. Halls at…

Disability Housing in New Zealand

'People talk about us heading towards a housing crisis for disabled people. From the stories I've been hearing... we're already there.' This is Aotearoa's housing crisis…

How hard is it to find a flat in Auckland?

Liam is searching for one of the most elusive and expensive things in Tāmaki Makaurau: a flat 🏠🏡

Why are renters scared to use a service that fights for their rights?

If you're renting in Aotearoa there's a high chance you know what Molly's talking about. But why aren't more renters doing something about their crappy conditions?

Should pets be allowed in all rental properties?

Having a pet can turn a house into a home, but many rental properties just won't allow them. Should renters in Aotearoa have the right to…

Josie & T - Renting Life

Are you left with peanuts after your rent has left your bank account? Josie & T are here to share their tips on how to tighten…

Flat Race 2017 episode 4 - Water, plumbing and the tenancy agreement

Filthy bathwater and confusion around the tenancy agreement plague this episode of Flat Race 2017 🐱💩🛁

Flat Race 2017 episode 5 - House guests and the shower gridlock

House guests: do we welcome them with open arms or lock the doors for a while? The flatmates discuss.