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Leaky homes

Check your property for signs of having a leaky home.

Check if you have a leaky home

Some houses and apartments built since the mid-1990s have not withstood weather conditions and do not comply with the New Zealand Building Code.

When houses and apartments leak, this can cause rot, corrosion, mould and dampness in the building.

Check if you’ve got the common signs of damage caused by a leaky home.

Signs of a leaky home

What to do if you have a leaky home

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has information about leaky homes and what help you may be able to get.

For new claims under the Weathertight Homes Resolution Services Act 2006, buildings need to have been built less than 10 years ago, and before 1 January 2012.

Help for owners of leaky homes

Utility links and page information

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