Leaky homes: 'If you can't afford to pay for it, then tough luck'

Please read the RNZ article here

Read more

'We talk about the housing crisis ... what about the people crisis?'

Please read RNZ article here.

Read more

Government must be a key participant in the repair of leaky and defective units

Roger Levie, HOBANZ CE, is calling on the government to face up to the very expensive problem many leaky and defective unit owners are now facing. HOBANZ believes that if we are to resolve this problem the government will need to put in place further assistance in some form to help owners pay for the proper repair of their properties.

Read more

Apartment building defects worsening housing woes

The incoming elected government will need to face the growing crisis of substandard buildings. HOBANZ will continue to focus on lobbying to make change and continue to help those who find themselves devastated by defective homes.

“We've got a lot of people where their wealth has been undermined hugely by this - that's a major concern, which I feel the government has some responsibility [for] or should've done something about," the group's head, Roger Levie, said.

Read more