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466 leaky building claims in Wellington region

Information released by the Department of Building and Housing's Weathertight Homes Resolution Service shows that there were 466 active claims covering 208 properties in the Wellington branch region at 8 January 2012.

The majority of these claims were located in the Wellington City Council region (405 properties with 105 active claims). 

The Department has received 6691 claims lodged for 9329 properties and completed assessments for 10, 204 properties nationally.

Under the Weathertight Homes Resolution Service Act 2006 the DBH accepts applications for multi-unit properties as single claims.

Of all claims lodged nationally, 1,787 (27%) had been resolved, 3, 066 (46%) were closed, and 1,838 (27%) were active.

Last updated on the 6th July 2016