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‘Beyond Renting’ report supports investment in homeownership

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 10:36 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa agrees with key aspects of the Beyond Renting report released yesterday by The Salvation Army. More >>

CHA gives a “must do better” grade on Public Housing Plan

Friday, 24 August 2018, 11:04 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa applauds the Government for publishing a Public Housing Plan, but says the 6,400 funded units are far too few given the growing needs of over 10,500 applications on the social housing register. More >>

New Ministry of Housing and Urban Development welcomed

Friday, 8 June 2018, 2:59 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

New Ministry of Housing and Urban Development welcomed by CHA Community Housing Aotearoa welcomes the announcement of the new Ministry of Housing and Urban Development. The new Ministry will provide the coordinated policy advice required to deliver better ... More >>

More Kōtuitui Places needed please – CHA

Friday, 25 May 2018, 3:05 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa says it is vital communities don’t have to wait six more years for another development like Manukau’s Kōtuitui Place to kick off. More >>

Budget delivers big first step in addressing housing crisis

Friday, 18 May 2018, 12:43 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa welcomes Budget 2018 as a solid down payment amid clear signs of a Government plan to address the scale of the housing crisis. More >>

Government investment endorses community housing approach

Friday, 4 May 2018, 2:51 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa is welcoming the Government’s continued commitment to an approach which puts permanent housing at the centre of curbing chronic homelessness. More >>

CHA says government needs community input to fix housing

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 12:51 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa says the government will fail if it only listens to government departments in producing a national housing strategy. More >>

KiwiBuild can’t do it alone, says CHA

Monday, 26 March 2018, 4:22 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa is urging the Government to take advantage of the experts in providing warm, dry affordable homes for New Zealanders – community housing providers. More >>

Govt urged to take human rights approach to house building

Friday, 16 February 2018, 11:38 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

The Government can save months of work and duplication by using the community housing sector’s blueprint for a new national housing strategy, Community Housing Aotearoa says. More >>

True Collaboration: Partnerships for the future of housing

Friday, 1 December 2017, 9:09 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa welcomes Minister for Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford’s call to sit down with the community housing sector and agree a multi-year plan for how we can work together to grow the sector in a way that is both ambitious ... More >>

Delivering KiwiBuild with community housing sector partners

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 11:41 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing providers are committed to make the changes necessary in their organisations to be able to deliver their part of 1000 homes a year of social and affordable housing as part of the Government’s KiwiBuild target. Leaders from 17 ... More >>

Community housing sector welcomes new data on social housing

Friday, 10 November 2017, 2:34 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa say it is pleased to see the Ministry of Social Development continue to publish informative data on social housing but is concerned that the level of social housing need continues to increase. More >>

Community Housing Sector Ready to Increase Affordable Homes

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 11:19 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

“We are ready to partner to see ‘ all New Zealanders well-housed ’,” says Scott Figenshow, CE of Community Housing Aotearoa. More >>

Calls for a Homes Accord to ensure all NZers well housed

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 3:07 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

At the recent 2017 CHA Impact Conference members of the opening plenary panel each supported All New Zealanders well housed as a fundamental right. Yet there are a number of barriers, they say, to achieving this. Discussing all New Zealanders well ... More >>

Housing Crisis: Shamubeel Eaqub is angry

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 2:21 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Economist, author, and commentator Shamubeel Eaqub says he’s angry we’re building housing for the landed gentry and not enough affordable housing. The housing crisis has been building for decades, and it’s only going to get bigger over time if we ... More >>

Inclusionary zoning key to affordable housing in Queenstown

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 1:15 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Inclusionary zoning has been the key to success in providing affordable housing in Queenstown, according to Executive Officer Julie Scott of Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust. More >>

Mixed views on Christchurch stock transfer

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 10:36 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) says the shortlisting of consortia is the expected next step in seeing state housing in Christchurch transferred to a new provider, yet the process remains fraught. More >>

Congratulations to NZ’s social housing award winners

Friday, 9 June 2017, 1:24 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Winners of the 2017 AHI professional excellence in housing awards for New Zealand were announced last night. More >>

Shifting the needle to grow social housing

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 10:46 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

It’s not often New Zealand looks to Australia for advice, but when it comes to social housing, the Aussies can tell us how to get more houses built, faster. More >>

US expert on ending homelessness points to lessons learnt

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 10:09 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

New Zealand can benefit from lessons learnt in the United States, where homelessness is reducing, a US expert says. More >>



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