Hamilton's pensioner housing stock is poised for a radical overhaul with a proposal to sell off the council's entire portfolio.
Christchurch City Council’s decision to lease its social housing to a separate entity will secure the service for tenants and grow it into the future, says Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck.
Nga Iwi Katoa is a community-led initiative focussed on housing and home building in Tāmaki, (Glen Innes, Pt England and Panmure), Auckland. It is seeking to become a thriving social enterprise that works collaboratively with others to ensure a range of affordable, appropriate, healthy and sustainable housing options in Tāmaki.
Two hardworking families from West Auckland will see their dream of home ownership become a reality thanks to a collaboration between Habitat for Humanity Auckland and GHD, an international engineering, architecture, environmental, and construction services company.
The Inequality Calculator, is an exciting interactive tool that shows you how much you earn compared to everyone else in New Zealand - and how much better or worse off you'd be if income was more evenly shared.
“The decline in home ownership has implications for future generations of older people who will age without the buffer of home ownership. Rental accommodation will be the new norm for many more New Zealanders as they age” says Trevor McGlinchey, Executive Officer of the New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS). “While 77.5% of older people aged 70-74 years own their home, home ownership is on the decline for younger age groups, this will place pressure on private rentals and social housing in the future and create greater potential for hardship for our elders”.
A new documentary to air on Māori Television in the lead-up to the election will address the reality of low income housing in this country in a climate of state gentrification and privatisation.
WHARE TAPA WHĀ, (loosely translated as these four walls), will screen on Monday, September 15 at 9.30pm.
It's less than a year since Auckland's first Special Housing Area was announced in Weymouth and a young family is ready to move in.
Radio New Zealand’s Auckland Correspondent, Todd Niall and Pacific Issues Correspondent Karen Mangnall investigate how the key issues facing the country's biggest city are affecting both those doing well and those struggling.
Monte Cecilia Housing Trust applauds the policy announcements made by Labour to end homelessness.