Hundreds of empty state houses in Wellington, while 523 wait for new home

Jan 1, 1970 | News

This article, in the Dominion Post, today shows:

Hastings: 1207 state houses, 38 empty: 13 under repair, 10 meth contaminated, 1 ready to let, 13 pending sale.

Horowhenua: 179 state houses, 8 empty: 1 under repair, 2 meth contaminated, 1 ready to let, 3 pending sale.
Kapiti Coast: 213 state houses, 8 empty: 3 under repair, 2 meth contaminated, 0 ready to let, 3 pending sale.
Lower Hutt: 3429 state houses, 184 empty: 49 under repair, 23 meth contaminated, 13 ready to let, 17 pending sale.
Napier: 1430 state house, 59 empty: 6 under repair, 28 meth contaminated, 1 ready to let, 2 pending sale.
Porirua: 2661 state houses, 126 empty: 33 under repair, 15 meth contaminated, 2 ready to let, 40 pending sale.
Upper Hutt: 406 state houses, 24 empty: 4 under repair, 1 meth contaminated, 2 ready to let, 11 pending sale.

Wellington: 1874 state houses, 136 empty: 17 under repair, 14 meth contaminated, 1 ready to let, 26 pending sale.

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