Information for landlords and tenants of commercial and residential properties during COVID-19.
All businesses can operate, provided they can meet the rules to operate safely. Businesses are still required to display the official QR codes for the NZ COVID Tracer app at all alert levels.
For more information, check out the business.govt.nz page for Workplace operations at COVID-19 Alert Levels.
Government support is underway to help small businesses resolve disputes over their commercial rent agreements during COVID-19. More details are coming from Ministry of Justice.
Guidance for commercial leases and mortgages during COVID-19 (external link) — Ministry of Justice
If you’re a landlord or tenant of a rental property affected by COVID-19, Tenancy Services has guidance. This includes information on tenancy terminations and the freeze on rent increases.
COVID-19 — information for landlords and tenants (external link) — Tenancy Services