Housing New Zealand has welcomed the Ministry of Health’s (MoH) recommended guidelines for methamphetamine contamination.

The organisation believes the MoH guidelines provide a clearer distinction between use and P lab contamination.

“We believe the recommended guidelines will enable us to get homes back into the letting pool faster, as well as save costs around testing and decontamination,” says Housing New Zealand Chief Executive Officer Andrew McKenzie.

Housing NZ own 64,000 properties and have identified 50 homes that can be immediately tenants due to the new changes.

Despite the new recommendations, it is up to the local council’s to adopt these new levels. We suggest if you are unsure of the safe occupancy levels in your region, you contact your local council.

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