Rent Commission is located in Hamilton and is responsible for administering and enforcing the Rent Increases (Domestic Premises) Control Act 1978.
We’re responsible for decision making and regulating the amount and terms for rent to be increased, protection of tenants from arbitrary evictions and hear and rule on undesirable tenant cases. We mediate and resolve rental property issues. We are responsible for establishing the ground rules for renting a property. We safeguard the right of landlords and tenants and encourage them to be aware of their rights and responsibilities.
A five member panel provides advice and guidance to the Director of Rent Commission where he is required to consult the members. Please visit our office for any queries, complaints and suggestions.