Grants are available for ceiling and underfloor insulation through Warm Up New Zealand: Healthy Homes for rental properties occupied by low-income tenants.
Look at the information below to find out if you or your rental property is eligible for this funding.
|Type of property||Own rental property built before the year 2000||Living in rental property built before the year 2000|
|Eligibility||The named tenant must have a Community Services Card||Named tenant must have a Community Services Card. The programme may also accept referrals from low-income households with health conditions related to cold, damp housing.|
|Cost||Maximum of 50% of the cost of the insulation||No charge to tenant|
|Exclusions||Government housing stock because Government agencies insulate their rental properties||Government housing stock|
To register your interest in the programme and find out if you qualify, contact an insulation service provider in your area.
Special discounts for insulation
You may be able to get a discount of at least 20% from some service providers if your household is not eligible for insulation funding under the Warm Up New Zealand: Healthy Homes programme.
Other payment options
Some local councils and banks have payment options available to help with the cost of installing insulation and heating.