Rent relief in COVID 19 Lockdown
If you have a commercial premise you have been unable to access during L4 or L3 you will be talking to your landlord about securing rent relief
Many commonly forms of commercial lease contain rent relief provisions, allowing tenants to negotiate a ‘fair’ rent and outgoings reduction. Disputes around what is ‘fair’ can create issues for both landlords and tenants, with some tenants refusing to pay any rent and some landlords refusing to allow any rent relief.
If this is becoming difficult to resolve attached is information from the New Zealand Dispute Resolution Centre. While there is a fixed fee The New Zealand Dispute Resolution Centre is offering speedy resolution options, to assist in this situation. More information is available at https://www.nzdrc.co.nz/expertise/property-disputes/ .