It is a part of the city’s housing upgrade programme, set up in December, to tackle a housing shortage in the capital. The first units are already going up on a site in the central suburb of Mt Cook. Mayor Justin Lester said the scheme aimed to avoid a housing crisis like the one in Auckland.
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Scott Figenshow was interviewed by Radio New Zealand and Newstalk ZB.
Read the CHA press release here: Well done Mayor Justin Lester say the community housing sector.pdf .