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Stock Transfers - A Way Forward for 20% of State Housing

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 11:45 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa together with the Auckland Community Housing Providers Network and Te Matapihi have released a proposal calling for the establishment of an independent negotiating partner to facilitate the transfer of up to 20% of state ... More >>

Community Housing Provider Regulations- a mixed bag

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 3:10 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) has reviewed the long-awaited regulations for Community Housing Providers that were published in the NZ Gazette on 10 April. More >>

Extend the Social Housing Fund To 20% by 2020

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 2:21 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa’s Knowledge Base project has completed a survey of its 65 members which confirming that 21 developments across New Zealand totalling 420 new social and affordable homes are ready to proceed, yet an additional $46M is needed ... More >>

Housing Reform Bill and Community Housing Providers

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 12:44 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa is cautiously optimistic about the Government's multiple announcements on the passage of the Housing Reform Bill and the introduction of legislation to give community housing providers and donors certainty that assisting low income ... More >>

Community Housing Peak Body applauds Auckland Accord

Monday, 13 May 2013, 11:46 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

The community housing sector faces a new era of opportunity and is ready to pick up the challenge presented by the Auckland Accord. Community Housing Trusts leverage resources not available to the private sector alone, and provide the ability to retain ... More >>

Community Scoop Op-Ed : Government and NGO partnerships

Friday, 19 April 2013, 10:32 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

NGOs have the capacity to innovate and adapt more quickly than Government and this can be a threat to ministries. If, however, Government and NGOs are working together and sharing their knowledge and skills, New Zealand as a whole can benefit. NGOs ... More >>

Milestone event for community housing organisations

Tuesday, 4 September 2012, 10:53 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) are pleased to announce that the first accreditation of a community housing organisation has been achieved. The successful organisation, Community of Refuge Trust (CORT), gained accreditation through Te Wana's Quality ... More >>

Housing train leaves the station – but not enough carriages

Thursday, 17 May 2012, 11:50 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

New Zealand’s representative organisation for the not-for-profit housing sector, Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA), is encouraged by yesterday’s announcement of the allocation of the Government's $37.35 million social housing fund, but also notes ... More >>

Maori Housing Conference in Bay of Islands

Monday, 26 March 2012, 2:09 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Ministers Phil Heatley and Pita Sharples will open the 2012 National Maori Housing Conference today in the Bay of Islands (Copthorne Paihia). More >>

Neighbours Day supported by Community Housing Aotearoa

Friday, 23 March 2012, 12:14 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

The growing celebration of an annual Neighbours Day - taking place this weekend around New Zealand - is a great way to look beyond the houses we live in to the people we live next door to, says Community Housing Aotearoa. More >>

Chasm between Social Housing Fund and sector

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 2:47 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

The recent social housing fund, which is in the process of being allocated by the Social Housing Unit (SHU), has been oversubscribed by four and a half times over, frustrating non-government housing organisations says Community Housing Aotearoa, ... More >>

Productivity Commission commended

Friday, 16 December 2011, 1:25 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

New Zealand’s sole peak body for the not-for-profit housing sector, Community Housing Aotearoa, has praised the newly released Productivity Commission report on Housing Affordability for its timely reminder that New Zealand is ill equipped to deliver ... More >>

Christmas message sent to Housing Ministers

Friday, 16 December 2011, 12:38 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Returning Minister of Housing Phil Heatley and new Associate Minister of Housing Tariana Turia have been sent a special Christmas ‘wish list’ from supporters of Community Housing Aotearoa. More >>

Much expected for community housing in next 3 years

Tuesday, 29 November 2011, 8:37 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Media Release: 30 November 2011 Much expected for community housing in next 3 years Community Housing Aotearoa, a national peak body for not-for-profit housing providers, will hold its seventh annual AGM in Manukau today. Following the AGM an open forum ... More >>

Major omission in NZ Herald Election Guide

Thursday, 24 November 2011, 2:19 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Media release: Community Housing Aotearoa – 24 November 2011 Major omission in NZ Herald Election Guide The Election Guide published by the New Zealand Herald this week has made a major omission by excluding housing from its selection of the 11 ... More >>

Body for housing providers assesses new Social Housing Fund

Wednesday, 26 October 2011, 10:07 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

The proof of the new Social Housing Fund being rolled out by the Government's Social Housing Unit this week will be in the quality of the across-the-board platform it puts in place to provide long-term housing options for cash-poor and vulnerable New ... More >>

Spotlight on housing at Local Government NZ conference

Tuesday, 12 July 2011, 11:20 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

A novel event at this year's Local Government New Zealand conference is the showing of a new video production about the need for more housing options and the benefits of local government support for community housing. More >>

Spotlight on housing at today's Local Govt NZ conference

Monday, 11 July 2011, 5:38 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

A novel event at this year's Local Government New Zealand conference is the showing of a new video production about the need for more housing options and the benefits of local government support for community housing. "The Future Focus theme of the ... More >>

Cloud cast over charitable environment for housing providers

Thursday, 30 June 2011, 11:49 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

A High Court judgement made on Friday 24 June has cast a cloud over the Government’s intention for third sector housing providers to grow the pool of affordable housing in New Zealand. The reserved judgement by Justice A. D. MacKenzie dismissed an appeal ... More >>

Auckland’s Spotlight On Housing Week

Wednesday, 29 June 2011, 10:49 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Auckland’s Spotlight On Housing Week, which runs till this Friday 1 July, is a unique event in New Zealand that continues to be a standout model of housing advocacy at its best, says Community Housing Aotearoa. More >>

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