Community Housing Aotearoa director Scott Figenshow says the Salvation Army’s announcement today that it no longer looking at purchasing state houses is no surprise.
“Many in the sector have been saying that the only way they can make the sums work is if they are transferred at close to nil value. This will provide equity to the sector from which it can leverage regeneration, and deliver better outcomes for tenants and families. Our members are very concerned about the families they work with, and are only interested if they can do a better job than HNZC.
Read the full CHA media release here.