September 14, 2020 | News
Tāmaki Makaurau hapū Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei is finding that managing whānau housing issues within the whānau is one of the benefits of being a community housing provider.
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The community housing sector hopes the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)’s involvement in a new partnership to fund, build and manage 100 new homes will encourage other investors to back community housing initiatives.
In a first for New Zealand, CORT Community Housing and ACC (the Accident Compensation Corporation) have formed a new partnership to fund, build and manage 100 new homes for people and families on the public housing waiting list in Auckland.
First the house, the rest can follow.
Cross-party backing for community-led initiatives to solve New Zealand’s housing crisis has been welcomed by Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Chair Bernie Smith.
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Support from Christchurch City Council is enabling the Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust (OCHT) to extend its provision of much-needed community housing, says Trust chief executive Cate Kearney. Kearney says the Trust’s new Tiwaiwaka Lane development demonstrates what can be achieved when organisations such as hers are given sufficient financial backing.
Government partnerships with established Community Housing Providers are a value-for-money approach to ensure people in need get the right sort of help, says Don Wang, Social Housing Manager for the CNSST Foundation.
Foundation North, the community trust for Auckland and Northland, has made its first impact investment towards the creation of 118 new homes for families facing housing insecurities. Foundation North has invested $2m through impact-investing platform Community Finance, to support The Salvation Army, an existing grantee of the Foundation, to finance three social housing developments in Royal Oak, Westgate and Flatbush.