Lisa Owen interviews Auckland Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse

Apr 13, 2015 | News

“So that we’ve got the levers that Government has around population, around growth and around helping out with some financing of infrastructure, which again will unlock the ability for us to develop other areas”

Says REINZ figures showing only 9% of new build consents in Auckland last year are for so-called affordable houses under $500,000 isn’t enough

“In Auckland, it means that housing and owning a house is not a future that every Aucklander can expect to be part of.”

Says the Housing Accord has helped get rid of red tape but hasn’t solved how to get houses actually built.

Hulse says “over the last four years, we’ve absorbed a city the size of Tauranga in the Auckland region, and that’s creating the problem” yet also says that’s driving an economic boom

Read the full interview here.

Recent articles

Annual Report

2021/22 CHA Annual Report

2021/22 CHA Annual Report

Strategic Plan

CHA’s 2022-2023 Strategic Workplan

CHA’s 2022-2023 Strategic Workplan

Case Studies

Media Releases




CHA’s Submission on the RBNZ Risk Weighting

CHA delivered this submission to the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in response to their consultation on Risk Weights.  We have urged the Reserve Bank to work with banks and financial institutions to recognise lending to registered Community Housing Providers as a...



CHA 2022 Annual Report and Audited Accounts

What a year for our Community Housing Aotearoa Ngā Wharerau o Aotearoa team. Our Annual Report highlights our service delivery, including: - 16 submissions to central and local government. - 30 trainings and events delivered on topics ranging from public health...


Community Housing Aotearoa

Contact Us

Contact Info

Level 11, Ranchhod Tower,
39 The Terrace /
102-112 Lambton Quay
PO Box 11543
Wellington 6142

+04 385 8722

Follow On