Housing Advice Centre Palmerston North

Housing Advice Centre Palmerston North

Housing Advice Centre strives to provide free services within the Manawatū and beyond. We are in dire need of financial support to continue.

Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui

Clients come to us for help with:

• Boarding and flatmate agreements

• Support with emergency and transitional housing

• Completing online tenancy applications for Tenancy Portal and Rentii

• Finding long-term rentals; tenancy agreements and understanding the application process.

• Advice on rights and responsibilities; referral to the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020

• Assistance and advocacy in difficult situations, i.e., Tenancy Tribunal cases

• Information on a range of topics including MSD support, Healthy Homes and Budgeting, and referrals to Statutory, Iwi-based and Community Agencies.

Clients include:

• The homeless, people in emergency and temporary housing

• People from all ethnic groups and ages

• Those with greater needs due to mental health, physical, and literacy challenges

• Immigrants with language barriers

Landlords come to us for help with:

• Assistance and Advocacy

• Advertising and finding tenants

• Landlord rights and responsibilities

• Forms that cover all that is needed for tenancy agreements.

We also offer:

• Free private rental listings with access links distributed via email and our website

• Attendance at open days including Massey University, UCOL and Linton Army Camp

• A 2-day “Ready to Rent” program in which clients are referred from MSD and community agencies. This program provides valuable information on budgeting; MSD; Kainga Ora; work broker; Healthy Homes and tenancy support. Participants gain a certificate that is highly regarded by Land Agents.

More about us

Housing Advice Centre has helped landlords/tenants with housing needs in Manawatū and NZ for over 35 years - We help thousands of people in into long-term housing, but we need funding to continue to provide our services free of charge.

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