Prime Minister John Key today confirmed increased funding for social houses, where tenants receive an income-related rent subsidy from the Government.
“The social housing reform programme will ensure that more people who need housing support can access it from a wider range of providers,” Housing New Zealand Minister Bill English says. “This will include some who offer other social services to help meet tenants’ needs.”
Read the full media release here.
Social housing by the numbers (pdf 11.74 KB)
SOCIAL HOUSING REFORM PROGRAMME – Media Qs and As (pdf 38.18 KB)
More information on Social Housing Reform Programme (SHRP) is available here.
CHA’s response to the announcements: Housing reforms needed to go further says CHA (press release here)