Healthy Homes Info for Tenancy Agreements

From 1 December this year new tenancy agreements have to include a Healthy Homes Compliance Statement

24 September 2020

From December 1 you must have a Healthy Homes Standards Compliance Statement in all new and varied Tenancy Agreements.

The Compliance Statement template from Tenancy Services is sadly not a simple checklist. It's a complex 13-page Tenancy Services Template with lots of detail. You'll find a link to the template at the bottom of the page.

Complying with all the standards comes into force for all new tenancies from 1 July next year with only 90 days to get work completed for new tenancies.

Doing Inspections right takes up to 90 minutes

The level of detail required to complete a Healthy Homes Inspection can take up to 90 minutes depending on the size and age of the home.

Why? For living room heating each wall, window and door needs to be accurately measured in the Tenancy Services Heating Assessment Tool including adjacent spaces not separated by a door. Each habitable space needs to be checked for size of windows, draughts from gaps greater than the thickness of a $2 coin. Gutters and drains need to be checked.

  • Insulation Inspection (up to 15 minutes)
  • Heating Inspection (up to 30 minutes)
  • Drainage/Moisture Ingress Inspection (up to 15 minutes)
  • Ventilation Inspection (up to 10 minutes)
  • Draught-Stopping Inspection (up to 20 minutes)

We offer a Healthy Homes Inspection service and report to provide you with the information you need for new Tenancy Agreements.

Get Free Quotes on what you know you need

If you don't need a Compliance Inspection yet, you can get quotes for the products you know that your property needs. We can give free quotes for insulation, heating, ground moisture barrier, bathroom and kitchen extractors.

Tenancy Services Compliance Template

To see how detailed the requirements are for the Healthy Homes Standard Compliance Template you can view it here.

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We give advice and quotes on a range of products to make your house warmer, healthier and more energy efficient. Contact us and our friendly team will be in touch to discuss how we can make improving your property easy.

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