Policy Details

Warm up New Zealand: Healthy Homes Extension for Rentals Programme

New Zealand

Jurisdiction: 
National
Year started: 
2016
Status: 
In Force
Agency: 
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA)
Policy Type: 

In 2016 the Government allocated $18 million over two years for an extension of the Warm Up New Zealand: Healthy Homes programme specifically focused on rental properties. The extension provides new funding to deliver insulation to low-income rental households with high health needs (particularly households occupied by children and/or the elderly as they are at the highest health risk from cold and damp housing).

This phase, WUNZ: Healthy Homes Rentals (WUNZ: HHR) is currently in progress, and will run from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2018. WUNZ: HHR is open to owners of rental properties, occupied by low income tenants. The aim is to insulate about 20,000 homes. 

Funding: 
$18 million over two years
 

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