It’s time to stop punishing small-time landlords

With less than 1 per cent of tenancies resulting in formal complaints, why are landlords seen as the ‘bad guys’?

19th February, 2017

When it comes to landlords, the most common assumption is that if he/she is a small-time landlord, he/she will not do a good job of managing a property.

The Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) doesn’t provide statistics on ‘landlord size’. So, we can only assume that those dealing with fewer tenants are usually more culpable, although recent headlines about some landlords - with upwards of 60 people in a single house - might suggest...

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