Current status of Rental Warrant of Fitness in Wellington City

A O'Sullivan made this Official Information request to Wellington City Council

The request was successful.

From: A O'Sullivan

Dear Wellington City Council,

It has been publicly announced that Wellington City Council is to introduce a Rental Warrant of Fitness.

Please provide a copy of minutes in which the decision was made, and any other correspondence relevant to the decision.

In addition please advise:

1. Whether the Rental WoF is to be compulsory or voluntary.
2. The proposed start date.
3. What public consultation was, or is to be, conducted on this issue.
4. What cost benefit analysis was, or is to be, done.
5. Does, or will, this CBA include the impact of increased rent on tenants and the impact on housing supply.
6. Does, or will, this CBA include realistic set up and maintenance costs of a new administration and compliance system, including but not limited to IT systems, new staff and training requirements, new procedures and documentation, education programme for landlords and tenants.
7. How will benefits be determined, measured and publicly reported on. If this work is to be conducted by a third party, will the terms of reference and proposed cost be publicly available.
8. Will the CBA be available for public comment.
9. Is the checklist to be used available now in its final format. If so please provide a copy.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

A O'Sullivan

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From: BUS: IRO
Wellington City Council

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From: Chris Brown
Wellington City Council

Attachment IRO 5220 fyi O Sullivan 01.pdf
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Attachment IRO 5220 fyi O Sullivan Mayoral update.pdf
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Attachment IRO 5220 fyi O Sullivan memo for Rental wof meeting.pdf
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Hello A O'Sullivan,

Please find the Council response to your request, and additional information, as attached.

Kind regards

Chris Brown | Issues Resolution Officer | Legal and Risk | Wellington City Council
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