A responsive housing system – Meeting housing needs across the continuum and retaining investment to benefit communities across generations.
Increased supply of adequate homes – Increased rental and ownership choices where housing costs are around 30% of household income and where community housing plays an important role in ‘All New Zealanders well-housed.’
Quality Providers Delivering Better Resident and Community Outcomes – Community Housing Providers are delivering quality services against benchmarked practice, working in partnership with residents to create sustainable, flourishing communities.
A Vision for NZ
From emergency housing to housing organisations in your community we are making a difference to address New Zealand's housing situation. Find out more about our members.
Community Housing Aotearoa is the peak body in this sector providing support and resources and you can find our best practice guide and the supply survey here.
Many more New Zealanders need homes and the community housing sector has a plan - Our Place - with a goal of 85,000 more affordable and 15,000 more social homes provided by 2030.
We want to know that all New Zealanders are well-housed and living in homes that are: habitable, affordable, accessible, secure and culturally appropriate.
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We Believe Video Release 30 May 2019
08 Aug 2019
CHPs as listed Family Violence Agencies
The Family Violence (Amendments) Act 2018 and the Family Violence Act 2018 improve the legislative framework for addressing family violence by giving priority to the safety of victims, including children, and preventing perpetrators from inflicting family violence. The Family Violence Act 2018 replaces the Domestic Violence Act 1995.
08 Aug 2019
Community Organisations welcome Green Party support
The Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity, Housing Foundation and Community Housing Aotearoa are today welcoming the Green Party’s support for a government-backed rent to own programme, a pathway to home ownership already operated by Community Organisations and advocated for by the affordable home ownership initiative KiwiBuy.
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Membership of Community Housing Aotearoa is open to all individuals, iwi, groups, organisations and businesses that operate, own, invest, partner, develop or reside in affordable, community and/or social housing, providing their aims and objectives are consistent with our objectives.Join us