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Otago landlords with unruly tenants are being told to give them the boot before a law change makes that even harder to do.
But the group representing tenants’ rights said the move was “highly unethical.”
Limitations to terminating a rental were among new changes to tenancy rules that come into effect next February.
Landlords would need firm evidence, such as video of several anti-social events before going to the Tenancy Tribunal.
Otago Property Investors’ Association president Kathryn Seque told Midday Report responsible tenants considerate of their neighbours need not be concerned.
“Keep the good tenants, keep the good relationships – especially while we’re going through everything with Covid.”
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