We can all agree with Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett when she said in October that “it is not suitable for families to have to sleep in caravans, cars, garages or caravan parks”. It’s more than that – it’s unacceptable. But what are we doing about it? Almost nothing that’s having a discernible impact. This inactivity speaks louder than words. What it says is that it’s okay, and we don’t care enough. We will talk about it, but we won’t make the hard decisions and investments that will break the cycle.
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Read the accompanying article Boarding Houses of Scandal and Shame here.