Here is a list of media releases and the times journalists have contacted NZPIF for comment on current issues. Also included is the response to the Reserve Bank’s consultation document on the possibility of new rules for property investors.
Property investors’ reaction to the possibility of buying state houses
25 March Andrew interviewed by Radio NZ about property investors reaction to Government sale of state houses
Reserve Bank Consultation on new rules for property investors
Reserve Bank has released a consultation document on their proposal to separately classify residential rental property loans from owner occupied residential loans. The NZ Property Investors’ Federation has now examined the consultation document and made a submission on the Reserve Bank’s proposal.
The NZPIF’s submission can be found here
A media release was circulated to all media contacts on April 1 and RadioNZ interviewed President Terry le Grove. Read the media release here
Journalist interview Terry le Grove
13 April. Terry is interviewed by RadioNZ about insulation in rental properties.
17 April Terry is interviewed by Fairfax about the value or not of a capital gains tax.
A NZPIF media release responding to the paper by Victoria and Otago Universities urging the use of a 1947 Housing Improvement Regulations which come under the 1956 Health Act in order to force landlords to provide minimum standards until a WOF for rental housing can be introduced. The media release can be read here