Community Housing Aotearoa - Latest News [Page 1]

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 >>

CHA pleased to see progress on state housing transfer

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 1:49 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) says the shortlisting of providers is a step forward in seeing state housing in Tauranga and Invercargill transferred to a new provider. More >>

The complete answer for warm dry homes

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 5:23 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa says that insulation is only half the answer in improving rental housing and that you still need to heat the house. More >>

1970’s regulations not the answer for housing

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 10:23 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

“You wouldn’t expect to get a warrant of fitness for your car with standards from the 1970’s – so why should we have insulation standards from 1978 to regulate housing when more current and effective standards exist?” Julie Nelson asks. More >>

Greater clarity needed for housing transfers

Monday, 23 November 2015, 4:22 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Media Release Greater clarity needed for housing transfer in Invercargill and Tauranga - CHA The Government has listened to some of the concerns raised by Community Housing Aotearoa surrounding the process of transferring about 1500 Housing NZ homes in Invercargill ... More >>

NZ housing crisis at critical point, leading economist says

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 10:35 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

New Zealand is at a turning point in finding a solution to its housing crisis, and the next steps will be critical, economist Shamubeel Eaqub says. More >>

Connecting the dots on community housing

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 1:44 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing providers are converging on Wellington next week to put a plan before the Government to get more Kiwis into warm, dry, affordable homes. More >>

Insulation only half the answer to damp housing problems

Monday, 13 July 2015, 4:28 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

The new regulation framework proposed by Government for rental properties is better than the status quo but does not go far enough, says Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA), the peak body for the community housing sector, . Director Scott Figenshow says insulation ... More >>

Second-class certainty: sticky plaster tax policy?

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 4:27 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Second-class certainty: sticky plaster tax policy? The Government’s announcement about tax provisions to remedy issues over the charitable status of community housing providers is causing concern in the sector, according to Scott Figenshow, Director ... More >>

Move for more affordable housing. supported

Monday, 15 June 2015, 4:16 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Leading industry stakeholder groups applaud the government’s announcement to release Auckland land parcels for affordable housing development and encourage stronger leadership to deliver more quality housing more quickly. More >>

Community Housing: Govt needs to step on the accelerator

Friday, 22 May 2015, 1:46 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing organisations say the government’s budget initiatives on housing are too timid – and won’t deliver the results needed. “We need to speed up the stock regeneration process for all areas of the country, and ensure the new rent ... More >>

CHA offers support to TRC on regeneration in Tamaki

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 9:42 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA), the peak body for the community housing sector, says moves to transfer Housing New Zealand properties to Tamaki Redevelopment Company (TRC) is a positive step forward in the bid to achieve better outcomes in Tamaki. ... More >>

 

 

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