Renters United is focused on changing laws to make renting better for everyone. We don’t provide support with particular renting situations. However, others do – for help with your own renting or living situation here are some places you can turn to for support:
Advocacy services are available throughout Aotearoa. The below services can give you advice specific to your rental situation, and when required help you through your rental situation.
If you need some advice or help bringing a case to the tribunal these are the best places to start.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Auckland Community Law Centre
Tenants Protection Association Auckland
Taitokerau Community Law – Whangarei
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by your rental situation please reach out for help. Below are a range of services that can provide you with some support.
If you are in an emergency please call 111
1737 is available 24/7 to provide free support from trained counsellors or peer support workers. Text or call 1737
The Ministry of Health also has some wellbeing tips to help you get through. You can find them here on their website
Help with food?
You can find a foodbank in your local area here
If you want to spend some time looking into the rights you have as a tenant then these are some good places to start