STATIS­TICS

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1001 ten­ants na­tion­ally have been evicted as a re­sult of Hous­ing New Zealand fraud in­ves­ti­ga­tions since 2008

Four houses were used as metham­phetamine labs in the 2012 to 2013 year com­pared to seven in the pre­vi­ous year

22 per cent of in­ves­ti­ga­tions re­sult in no fur­ther ac­tion and oc­cur be­cause of an hon­est mis­un­der­stand­ing, mis­take or in­suf­fi­cient in­for­ma­tion be­ing pro­vided

The most com­mon rea­sons be­hind fraud cases are ten­nants not dis­clos­ing that they have a part­ner, not dis­clos­ing their in­come or sub­let­ting their homes.

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