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RMA Replacement 10 February 2021 FINAL

Replacement of RMA a step in right direction for affordable housing. Peak housing body, Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) welcomes today’s announcement by Environment Minister David Parker to replace New Zealand’s Resource Management system this parliamentary term.

Research on the Accommodation Supplement finds “High Expenditure, Low Efficacy”

A National Science Challenge report into the Accommodation Supplement (AS) documents what many have suspected for years about these payments to households. The AS leaves too many households in severe affordability stress and “leaves unaddressed issues of crowding, poor quality housing and homelessness”. The research report is part of the Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities National Science Challenge: Affordable Housing for Generations.

Healthy Homes Standards – Update

Changes to the Healthy Homes Standards are coming into effect in the coming months. Here’s what you need to know. From 1st December 2020 landlords must include a compliance statement with new or renewed tenancies which outlines how the property complies with the Healthy Homes Standards.

Auckland City Mission World Food Day Research

At the Mission, we meet people experiencing food insecurity every day. Food security is about having access to enough good food. For many whanau, there simply is not enough food, or enough resources to access food on a weekly basis.

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Auckland Community Housing Providers Network

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Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) COVID-19 Update 26 August 2021

Message from CHA's Chief Executive, Productivity Commission Submission - Include Housing in the Terms of Reference, CHA's support for members, sharing ideas and issues, Ministry of Health information and advice, Government support for your organisation, important...

Newsletters

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 30 May 2022

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 30 May 2022, 2022 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards now open for nominations, Community Finance takes out Innovation in Finance award, Budget 2022 panel discussion, Two new Pacific roles at CHA, NRHCC - winter wellness and...

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 17 May 2022

Māori, Pacific needs left out of one size fits all approach to high-density developments, HUD and CHA Online Engagement on draft Public Housing Design Guidelines, In the News, RESOURCES, 2022 updates to healthy homes standards regulations take effect today,...

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 2 May 2022

Human Rights Commission releases troubling indicators on habitability, COVID-19 RESPONSE, First funds released from council housing reserve, Seven-point plan released to tackle cost of living, Community Finance nominated for top industry award, In the News, Events,...

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 19 April 2022

Haere rā to Brennan Rigby, Manager of Systems Shift, And the Supreme Business Excellence Award goes to…, CHA and Community Finance highlighted as leading housing systems change, Changes to the Healthy Homes Standards finalised, Practical Actions on Climate Change,...

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 4 April 2022

Welcome to Justin Latif, CHA's new Communications Lead, COVID-19 Response, Ministry for the Environment releases draft National Medium Density Design Guide, Fair Pay Agreement Bill update, Update on the Incorporated Societies Bill, In The News, Events, Community...

Submissions

Our submission to the Christchurch City Council

Consultation closed on 1 October for this proposal to support new supply. We applaud the Council on the leadership they are showing to address housing need in their community. You can read more about the proposal here. Read the CHA submission below: CHA submission CCC...

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Reports

The Emergency Housing Exploratory Study, January-February 2017

The Study describes the circumstances for emergency housing providers in the early days of the emergency housing funding model. Since the study, MSD and the new Ministry of Housing and Urban Development have implemented a number of changes to the emergency and...

Research

Life When Renting Summit findings

The Summit, held on the 30th of May in Tauranga, sort to answer the question "How do we generate a rental sector and rental stock that is responsive to older tenants?" You can read a summary of the day here: Life When Renting Mid-term summit summary.pdf You can also...

New Housing Affordability Measure welcomed

CHA is pleased to see the release of the new Housing Affordability Measure, a tier one official statistic. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) new measure will allow the market to be monitored at a more detailed level and has been developed...

Rental homes in poorer condition than owner occupied homes

Of the more than 500 houses assessed in the BRANZ Housing Condition Survey, nearly a third of rentals felt damp, three times as many as the owner-occupied properties. Assessors rated rental properties twice as likely to be 'poorly maintained'. The survey, by the...

New research on positive outcomes in affordable housing

These reports, along with a summary reports (bulletin and synthesis), are attached here: ·HF Research Bulletin April 2017.pdf – an over view of all three studies – Housing Foundation (HF) ·Social and Economic Impacts of Housing Tenure FCSPRU.pdf - Family Centre Social...

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