My Landlord is trying to kick me out during this covid-19 lockdown, She always avoids confrontation when we are all in

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Customer: My Landlord is trying to kick me out during this covid-19 lockdown, She always avoids confrontation when we are all in the house and I have done some research and Im fairly sure it is illegal to kick me out during this time
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?
Customer: Sorry, I'm messaging from Auckland, New Zealand. Is this the wrong hotline for here?
JA: What are the terms of the lease? Any issues related to maintenance or upkeep?
Customer: No. My flatmates and I always keep the house clean weekly via. chores
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: The landlord doesn't have a problem with drug use as long as it's not on the property. and the landlord is also mentally unstable.
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I am a New Zealand lawyer based in Wellington and will help you with your question today. Please give me a minute to read your question
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Is this a boarding house or a residential tenancy? But in either case she must give you written notice, except that under the closedown period, she cannot even do that.
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How would I tell my landlord this?
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Tell her at a meeting or email her
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The restrictions on ending a tenancy apply for an initial period of three months, from Thursday 26 March 2020.At this time, we encourage landlords and tenants to talk to each other, work together and take care of each other wherever possible. Try to come to an arrangement that suits everyone.Ending a tenancy
During this time, landlords will not be able to end tenancies, regardless of when the notice was provided, except for some very limited circumstances. Tenants that have previously received notices to end their tenancies (for reasons other than the ones listed below) can stay in their rental properties.If the landlord wants to end a tenancy during this period, both parties must agree or other limited circumstances need to apply. These circumstances are where the tenant:substantially damages, or threatens to substantially damage the premises
assaults or threatens to assault the landlord, their family, or the neighbours
abandons the property
engages in antisocial behaviour (harassment; or any intentional act, if the act reasonably causes significant alarm, distress, or nuisance)
is 60 days behind in rent, which is increased from 21 days (and the Tribunal will need to take into account fairness and whether the tenant is making reasonable efforts to pay the rent).
The Tenancy Tribunal will act as a check to ensure these reasons are being used lawfully. Tenancies can also be ended on the death of a sole tenant, or where the property is uninhabitable.
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34;The restrictions on ending a tenancy apply for an initial period of three months, from Thursday 26 March 2020." Is this the case for the covid19 epidemic?
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Am I able to contact you tomorrow as I might have more information about the situation?
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