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Social Investment in Community Housing

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 feedback

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.

Our Place – Setting a direction for improving housing affordability in Aotearoa/New Zealand October 2016

Permanent, secure, appropriate and safe housing is recognised as a basic human right. We are faced with an intergenerational problem of inadequate housing that needs to be fixed now. To ensure all New Zealanders have this need met, social and affordable housing markets must continue to grow and deliver mixed-income, mixed-tenure community developments. Our Place - is a plan for delivering affordable housing in Aotearoa-New Zealand and has been prepared on behalf of the community housing sector by Community Housing Aotearoa.

Wellington Mayor to establish Housing Task Force

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has announced the establishment of a Mayoral Task Force on housing to tackle the escalating issue of housing affordability in the Capital. “Wellington is thriving, with a healthy economy and growing population,” Mayor Lester says.

Our Place actions

We all have a role to play in resolving the housing crisis across all segments of the housing continuum. Here are more detailed explanations on the proposed actions to see all New Zealanders well-housed that can be seen on page 14 and 15 of Our Place - 2016 .

Announcement on emergency housing RFP

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) is looking for emergency housing providers to deliver additional emergency housing accommodation and accompanying services

Moving to results-based contracts with community investment

Ministry of Social Development’s Community Investment business group is about to begin an acceleration for results programme with partner Ākina Foundation and are seeking to work with community investment funded providers on this initiative.

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Have your say on whether tenants should pay letting fees

The Social Services and Community Committee is seeking submissions on the Residential Tenancies (Prohibiting Letting Fees) Amendment Bill. The bill aims to ensure that costs associated with letting a rental property are met by the landlord, who benefits from letting a...

​New Property Management Standards Needed

Currently, there are no standards for management of rental properties, whether looked after by a private landlord or professional agency. Anyone can call themselves a property manager - which can lead to bad experiences for both property owners and property residents....

Insight: Full House – Homelessness & Big Families

Maria is exhausted. The solo-mother to seven children under 17 years-old has been searching for somewhere to call home for almost a year. Wearing a faded blue T-shirt and brown floral lavalava, she cups her hands in her lap and speaks softly about the difficulties she...

Landlord fined for non-compliant gas supply

Lina Liu, the landlord of two boarding houses, was taken to the Tenancy Tribunal by MBIE’s Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Team (TCIT) for failing to meet her responsibilities under the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA). “Following complaints of a gas leak at one...

Renters getting raw deal from property managers

Consumer NZ head of research Jessica Wilson said tenants who dealt with a property manager were much more likely to report their home lacked adequate heating and had persistent mould. “Compared with private landlords, property managers were also more likely to delay...

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