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Auditor-General report on social housing

​The Auditor-General published a report today looking at how well Housing New Zealand uses information to meet the needs of its tenants in its management of tenancies, maintenance of houses, and management and investment in new and existing housing.

Partitions and units may deliver more homes

More prefabricated units and partitions in existing homes may help with the housing crisis a research group says. Partitioning existing houses would deliver up to 180,000 new dwellings according to research by the Centre for Research, Evaluation and Social Assessment. The director of the centre, Dr Kay Saville-Smith, said 12 per cent of New Zealand's housing stock was under-used and she estimated 45,000 homes in Auckland could be partitioned.

Bay of Plenty SmartGrowth report on housing need

​Research carried out by CHA business unit, Community Housing Solutions Ltd, on housing demand and affordability in the Western Bay has painted a picture of declining home ownership, hardship and a rising demand for rentals by couples and people living alone. A housing action plan has been pledged after the study revealed that nearly half of Tauranga's householders would be living in rentals within the next 30 years.

2.2 million households expected by 2038

New Zealand is projected to have over 2.2 million households in 2038, 500,000 more than now, Statistics New Zealand said today. According to the medium projection, the country will have more households in every region, city, and in most districts.

CHA 24 October community housing sector seminar

Community Housing sector leaders met on 24 October 2017 to build consensus on the settings that would increase supply of social and affordable housing and working toward ‘all New Zealanders well-housed by 2030’.

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Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 30 August 2021

Message from Chief Executive, Support for Members, CHA Regional Event Series, #right2housing - Episode 2, Community Finance named as finalists at Sustainable Business Awards, Feedback sought on draft strategy and planning policy for housing measures, An update on the...


CHA comments on the Residential Tenancies Ammendment Bill

CHA believes that the ammendments are better than the status quo but do not go far enough. Read our submission here. And our press release here A number of research papers have been written that support the sector's call for a Housing Warrant of Fitness that are worth...

Transaction Unit market sounding process

The feedback suggests substantial further work is required in order to ensure that stock transfers deliver on the aims expressed for the transfers, in particular their potential for better outcomes for families, communities and taxpayers. CHA has discussed its...

Member feedback encouraged

The Auckland Community Housing Providers' Network (ACHPN) and CHA would like to get your feedback on this letter written by Miles Hennighan of CORT Community Housing, following a recent ACHPN meeting. We would value your thoughts on what you think about Australian...


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Report from Auckland Housing Summit

A wide range of innovative concepts were presented in the report but it was clear that all sectors identified the need for a comprehensive approach and a plan with targets and accountabilities. Better quality data, clear benchmarking and reporting shared amongst...

Salvation Army release ‘Taking Stock’ report

'Taking Stock', found the country's social housing stock needs to grow from 82,000 to more than 100,000 in the next decade. The report can be read here: SPPU_TakingStock.pdf The report's author, Alan Johnson, said to Radio New Zealand that another 2000 a year was the...

Wellington Mayoral Housing Taskforce report

Housing Taskforce objectives The primary goal of the Taskforce was to recommend strategic approaches and specific projects to realise a city vision of “All Wellingtonians well housed”. The Taskforce came up with the following objectives: The plan rests on three key...

Report from the 2017 CHA conference

With 300 people joining us at our conference last week this was an amazing event. Thank you to all of you who took part and engaged with the content to make this our best conference yet. And a big thank you to all our sponsors, listed below, for helping to make this...


Number of housing consents doubled but is it enough?

The highest number on record was in the June 1974 year, when 13 new homes were consented for every thousand residents (compared with an average of nine for the decade). In the year ended June 2016, the regions that consented the most new homes per thousand residents...

Severe housing deprivation in Aotearoa/New Zealand 2001-2013

“In 2013, more than half (52 per cent) of homeless adults were working, studying, or both, up from 49 per cent in 2006,” Dr Amore says.Read the press release here. The key findings in this research show: ·The severely housing deprived or 'homeless' population has...

​It’s renters versus the rest

The survey of 1450 respondents, conducted by research company Buzz Channel, is the third undertaken by HRV to gain an insight into issues facing New Zealanders in their homes.Charles Crothers, Professor of Sociology at AUT, says a major issue highlighted in the survey...

AA home insurance survey has some interesting findings

“Landlords will be reassured to find there’s a gap between what they’re most concerned about, and the types of claims we see most often; accidents that can happen in any home,” says Amelia Macandrew, Customer Relations Manager at AA Insurance. “However, while...

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