Even a fire alarm won't stop Salene from serving the people with exemplary tenancy advice. If your flatmate is doing illegal stuff, will you get kicked out? Can your landlord tell you how to use your kettle? Find out here, or consult the resources below.
Do you have to pay cleaning fees when you move out? What happens when your neighbours are mates with your landlord? How many times a year can your landlord request an inspection? All this and more answered by Salene!
Salene's here to you help you out with all the renting questions you may have after the Auckland Floods this weekend. She also recommends you check out Renters United for some helpful info. Three Civil Defence Centres are open for anyone who needs a safe place to go to.
In Kelson at Saint Leonard's Road School, 15 Leonard's Road
In Randwick Park, at Manu Tukutuku, 32 Riverton Drive
In Albany, at the Massey University Albany East Precinct. Enter at Gate 1/Main Entrance off the Albany Expressway SH17. The centre is set up in the Sir Neil Waters Theatre.
Also, a helpline has been set up by Auckland Emergency Management for anyone who needs accommodation: 0800 22 22 00.
Salene helps out with this week's bout of renting q's, including unplanned construction, Healthy Homes (again!), and difficult flatties. Whakarongo mai nei and check out these other resources if you need a bit of extra help:
Salene's here to talk about the scariest thing in town - the state of our renter's protection laws. Whakarongo mai nei for her advice on renter privacy, fixed term contracts, and raising rents. You can also check out these other helpful resources: