Yesterday, Leonie Freeman unveiled a plan for fixing Auckland's housing crisis that would unite the government, developers and not-for-profit groups.
The Ministry of Health has repeatedly told Housing New Zealand that its methamphetamine guidelines were to be applied only for the clean-up of former meth labs, and were not intended to monitor homes where the drug has been smoked.
Congratulations to Victoria Kingi who was elected as the new member of the CHA council at the AGM on 26 October. Victoria works with Nga Potiki a Tamapahore Trust and Papakainga Solutions Ltd, has a legal background and been involved in the community housing sector for sixteen years.
The New Zealand Super Fund chief executive Adrian Orr says the Fund is keen to be an active investor in New Zealand infrastructure, including providing capital to help build affordable housing.
Current perceptions of housing as a commodity, of development at any expense, and the exclusion of the most vulnerable, remain dominant in the global approach to housing, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Leilani Farha, warned.
The Nelson Tasman Housing Trust (NTHT) has the go-ahead for six new housing units on a former state housing site in Orchard St, Stoke. The site has been vacant since 2014, but NTHT Chair David Johnston says with resource consent now granted, construction will soon be underway, with completion due in April 2017.
Tenancy investigators from a new government team have begun inspecting New Zealand’s rental homes – and say they were disappointed with what they found in Dunedin last week.
Housing New Zealand lodged 60 resource consent applications in the last quarter which, if approved, will build houses for over 3000 people in Auckland, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett say.
On 25 October CHA held a seminar on Social Investment in Community Housing with Philanthropy NZ in Auckland.Here you will find the presentations and some of the media from this event.
Our Place- a plan for housing affordability in New Zealand is a working document. We want it to be a document that all stakeholders engage and identify with and are seeking your feedback to further shape and provide more detail for the plan leading up to the CHA – IMPACT Conference 2017.