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Privacy Commissioner cracks down on compliance in rental accommodation sector

29-Nov-2021 11:00:00 Share this:

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) has issued the following media release regarding its launch of a new compliance monitoring programme to ensure that property managers and agencies are acting in accordance with the Privacy Act.

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Topics: Property Management, compliance, Privacy

Tenancy Compliance & Investigations

27-Aug-2021 17:30:00 Share this:

The Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 broadened the Tenancy Tribunal’s jurisdiction and administrative powers. This included introducing infringement fees for landlords and property managers who do not adhere to the Residential Tenancies Act. These are in addition to an increase in exemplary damages that can be awarded by the tribunal to either landlord or tenant, payable by the other party.

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Topics: Property Management, Landlords, Tenants, compliance

Healthy Homes Compliance Statements – DIY or Professional Report?

30-Jun-2020 09:48:14 Share this:

The deadline for the Healthy Homes Compliance Statement has been extended to 1 December, but even with the extension, landlords must continue to collect the information required with urgency in order to complete the compliance statement for all rental properties and make a plan to meet the standards.

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Topics: Property Management, Home Maintenance, compliance