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Te Whakaruruhau Report

The Te Whakaruruhau Report establishes the peak body services to the Homelessness Sector by Te Matapihi he ...

Community Housing Regulatory Authority assessment report

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development engaged consultants KPMG to conduct an external review of the Community Housing Regulatory Authority’s operations in 2019. It was released on 25 March and KPMG CHRA assessment, March 2020 report is now available on the HUD website. The information gathered from the review has led to a 31-page report including 10 recommendations for potential improvement. CHRA has begun to address these and will work with the sector and stakeholders as required to inform the work.

Bright-line test proposed changes

Proposed extension to 10 years, excluding new builds, and changes to the treatment of times when the property is not the owner's main home. This fact sheet summarises changes the Government intends to make to the taxation of residential property. Once legislation is enacted, more details will be available at ird.govt.nz/property This fact sheet is to inform people making decisions about buying or selling property of the proposed changes and how they might affect them.

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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Tenancy Specialist Vacancy

Closing Date: Wednesday 21st April 2021. Please note, this advert might close sooner if a suitable candidate if found. Position Description: To view a full position description click this link here: Tenancy Specialist Job in Wellington - SEEK. For further information,...

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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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Tenants tell Compass what they think of them

Compass General Manager Bernadette Pinnell noted: “We were delighted that we had a 68% response rate and more importantly that 95% of tenants were satisfied with the services that Compass provides”. Key findings were: ·the best aspects of living in a Compass home were...

Research

New survey shows substandard rental accommodation

The latest HRV State of the Home Survey, conducted by research company Buzz Channel, has found 66 per cent of renters said their landlord either didn’t respond, failed to fix a problem, or “kind of made some effort to remedy an issue” they brought to their attention....

Report on household incomes in New Zealand

This are pages 21 to 24 of " The material wellbeing of NZ households: overview and key findings from the 2017 Household Incomes Report and the companion report using non-income measures (the 2017 NIMs Report) Prepared by Bryan Perry Ministry of Social Development...

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...

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