Horowhenua Council to sell housing

Apr 14, 2016 | News

Horowhenua District Mayor Brendan Duffy says a written condition of any sale and purchase agreement is that all properties will be retained as community housing for the district, ensuring existing tenants can stay in their units. Another condition will ensure the same or better level of service that Council is currently providing tenants with.

“The review identified that the most sustainable way forward for delivering pensioner housing in Horowhenua is to transfer the stock and the responsibility to a Community Housing Provider that has the focus and resources to respond to the various social housing needs that our District may have over time.”

Read more here. Here’s a review of this news from Radio New Zealand on 14 April, 2016. Scott Figenshow (CHA Director) comments to Radio New Zealand here.

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