Lifts in houses - Build 165(2018)
- Lifts in houses
- Valid from
- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- BUILD article
Government policy encourages people to be able to stay in their own home as they get older so think proactively and consider installing a lift when building or retrofitting a 2-storey house.
SCHEDULE 2 of the Building Act 2004 requires the provision of access for people with disabilities but it does not include housing. As a consequence, many houses in New Zealand have limited accessibility for people with disabilities.