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Provide homes now – reap the benefits later

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 10:59 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

New research shows the benefits of good housing and indicates the long term benefits of helping people move between private and social housing into home ownership says peak body, Community Housing Aotearoa. More >>

Inclusionary zoning report released

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 10:33 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Research finds that having an affordable home next door provides wider community benefits with no negative effects More >>

New landlord for 1138 homes in Tauranga welcomed

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 12:32 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

New landlord for 1138 homes in Tauranga welcomed New Zealand community housing provider, Accessible Properties, has completed the process to purchase and manage the tenancies of 1138 households in Tauranga from April 1, 2017. The move is a significant step ... More >>

Well done Mayor Justin Lester says community housing sector

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:06 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

The community housing sector welcome the announcement by Wellington Mayor Justin Lester to increase the number of affordable and social homes in Wellington. More >>

18 for 4 offers a great solution for Auckland

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 9:16 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

With Auckland’s population increasing by the equivalent of the populations of Invercargill and Whanganui, community housing providers are proposing a sensible solution to increase the supply of affordable homes in Auckland. More >>

Create sustainable homes for vulnerable New Zealanders

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 3:48 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing groups are calling for more investment in social and affordable homes that matches the new emergency housing funding announced by Minister of Social Housing, Paula Bennett yesterday. More >>

Solutions for housing proposed for New Zealand

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 9:11 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing groups, developers, economists and others are meeting today in Auckland to find ways forward in the housing crisis facing Auckland and other areas. More >>

Turning recommendations into action

Monday, 10 October 2016, 3:37 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa says recommendations from a cross-party inquiry into homelessness are on target, and need to be actioned at pace. More >>

Permanent affordable homes still needed

Friday, 30 September 2016, 11:00 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing groups have welcomed a government initiative to provide more emergency housing in Auckland, but say more permanent affordable homes are also needed to provide places for people to move to. More >>

$24 million housing investment a step in the right direction

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 4:31 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa says the Government’s move to invest $24.4m into more affordable housing in Auckland is providing a good starting foundation. More >>

Community housing groups ready to help homeless people

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 11:43 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

New Zealand needs to put roofs over the heads of the growing number of homeless people now – not in 25 years, says Community Housing Aotearoa. And CEO Scott Figenshow is calling on the Government to introduce capital funding so community housing providers ... More >>

Expertise of the community housing providers acknowledged

Friday, 12 August 2016, 3:10 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa is applauding the Government’s recognition that the New Zealand community housing sector is a safe pair of hands with the announcement that Accessible Properties is the preferred provider for Housing NZ houses in Tauranga. More >>

It’s safe to require affordable housing in Auckland

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 2:30 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

A legal opinion prepared for Community Housing Aotearoa by Wellington barrister and solicitor, Thomas Bennion, says it’s safe to put affordable housing back in the Auckland Unitary Plan. More >>

Housing First funding a great step forward

Friday, 29 July 2016, 4:54 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa is applauding the Government’s move to invest $9 million over the next two years into two internationally recognised models aimed at curbing homelessness. More >>

Auckland Unitary Plan recommendations miss opportunity

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 12:58 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing groups say the just-released recommendations on the Auckland Unitary Plan will not solve the Auckland’s home affordability problems. More >>

Make adequate funding available for affordable housing

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 4:21 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing groups are saying that desperately needed social housing in New Zealand must be delivered by both Housing New Zealand and social housing providers if it is to succeed. More >>

CHA welcomes fast-tracking of funding into emergency housing

Friday, 8 July 2016, 1:50 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

CHA welcomes fast-tracking of funding into emergency housing Community Housing Aotearoa is applauding the Government’s move to fast-track much needed funding into emergency housing. However, CHA says the Government now needs to complete the jigsaw by finalising ... More >>

Budget sticks a bigger band aid over NZ's housing crisis

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:12 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Budget sticks a bigger band aid over New Zealand’s social and affordable housing crisis More >>

Emergency Housing Measures Welcomed

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 10:32 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing groups welcome the Government’s announcement today of new funding into emergency housing, ahead of budget announcements. More >>

Community housing groups welcome new funding

Monday, 9 May 2016, 2:24 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing groups welcome the Government’s announcement today of new funding into emergency housing, ahead of budget announcements. More >>

 

 

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