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Health Risks from living near P contamination

Sad to say some people live in homes where people have smoked or manufactured P or Methamphetamine.  It's not only an addictive drug, the chemical residues left behind after it is smoked affect everyone who lives there too.  There are health risks from living near meth users and meth contaminated buildings. Short-term meth health risks [...]

November 30th, 2017|Home Owners, Tenants|Comments Off on Health Risks from living near P contamination

Hair analysis from residents in P House tests positive

Attendees at the Clean Up 2017 conference in Melbourne heard from Dr Jackie Wright and Miles Stratford in a joint presentation about the effects of living in a P house. Headline in Herald Sun newspaper Dr Jackie has been researching in this area for over 5 years (read our earlier interview with Dr [...]

October 10th, 2017|Meth News, Tenants|Comments Off on Hair analysis from residents in P House tests positive

Government working to amend Residential Tenancies Bill

Here at MethSolutions, we are watching closely the amendment to Section 59 of Residential Tenancies Act.  It strengthens the law for prosecuting landlords who tenant unsuitable properties, tenants will be liable for the cost of their landlord’s insurance excess up to a max of 4 weeks’ rent for each incident and also allows easier access to test [...]

June 1st, 2017|Goverment/Council, Investors, Policy, Tenants|Comments Off on Government working to amend Residential Tenancies Bill

Meth contamination: Ignorance is no defence at tenancy tribunal

A recent meth contamination Tenancy Tribunal decision shows that Landlords who fail to MethManage rental properties are creating more risk for their investment returns. Investors realise profits on rentals at the time the property is sold.  But if the property is contaminated with methamphetamine this may impact the market value as seen recently with a property [...]

May 16th, 2017|Discussions on Meth, Home Owners, Investors, Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals, Tenants, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Meth contamination: Ignorance is no defence at tenancy tribunal

Does my insurance cover meth decontamination?

For the last few years MethSolutions has been advising clients that the window of opportunity for full insurance cover for meth contamination is closing and now it has closed. There is now a ceiling on any insurance claim settlement of between $25-$30,000. Article on meth decontamination insurance Image credit: Interest.co.nz Avoid big insurance claims Proactive [...]

April 2nd, 2017|Investors, Tenants|Comments Off on Does my insurance cover meth decontamination?