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Housing Advice

What you need to know about renting
  • Thinking about being a landlord?
  • Looking for a house to rent?
  • Looking for a flatmate or boarder?
  • Having problems with your tenancy?
  • Need emergency accommodation?
  • Know your tenant-landlord rights and responsibilities?
  • Need Tenancy Services forms?
  • Need help with understanding or finding out about the Residential Tenancies Act?

If you have a problem, question, or are just curious about a rental housing or accommodation matter then get in touch with us.

We provide
  • Free advice on your responsibilities and rights as a tenant or landlord under the Residential Tenancies Act
  • Information on different types of accommodation available, including emergency accommodation
  • Assistance with tenancy complaints and problems. We can outline the Tenancy Tribunal process, and, or go with you to the Tribunal
We have lots of information on
  • The Residential Tenancies Act
  • Emergency Accommodation
  • Other accommodation options
  • Fixed term tenancies
  • Student accommodation information
  • Community, city council and government accommodation resources

We have all the forms you need 

(06) 358 4875
Hancock Community House,
77-85 King Street,
Palmerston North 4410
Mon - Fri 10am - 3pm

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Housing Advice Centre is a non-profit Incorporated Society.
Our charity registration number is CC11390.
A big thank you to all our funders:
United Way New Zealand ministry of social development Palmerston North City Council Palmerston North Community Services Council New Zealand Lotteries Community Organisation Grants Scheme Thomas George Macarthy Trust Pub Charities Eastern and Central Community Charities The Lion Foundation Thomas Richard Moore Trust