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Housing trust completes Riverside Park development

Monday, 12 February 2018, 10:43 am | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

The Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust has ticked off another successful development – this time at Riverside Park in Wanaka. More >>

Housing trust pledges 1000 affordable homes for Queenstown

Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 2:22 pm | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

The Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust today announces a commitment to building 1000 affordable homes for local families over the next 10 years. More >>

New chairman for Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 10:38 am | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

The Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust (QLCHT) has appointed well-known financial advisor and author Martin Hawes as its new chairman. More >>

Affordable housing trust's new 44-home development praised

Monday, 8 May 2017, 11:06 am | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

A recently-completed affordable housing development near Queenstown is being hailed as a success story for the housing trust that initiated it. More >>

Wanaka family makes home ownership milestone

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 9:16 am | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

A Wanaka family has achieved housing independence in less than five years with the Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust. More >>

Trust celebrates helping 100th household

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 1:50 pm | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

A long-time Queenstown family has recently become the 100th household assisted into affordable housing by the Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust. More >>

Medium-density housing the new norm for first-home buyers

Monday, 7 November 2016, 11:27 am | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

With the Queenstown Lakes District property market experiencing record highs, the demand for smaller sections and medium-density subdivisions is also on the increase. More >>

Land Developers Play Their Part in Community Housing

Friday, 12 August 2016, 9:47 am | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

The Community Housing Trust is set to receive a steady flow of contributions from local land developers as the Queenstown Lakes District continues to grow. More >>

Major survey of local renters complete

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 11:19 am | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

An independent market research survey of residential renters in Queenstown and Wanaka was conducted by the local Housing Trust last month – with important findings for the community. More >>

Housing Trust construction underway at Shotover Country

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 11:50 am | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

The Community Housing Trust is in full construction mode at its 44 lot site in Shotover Country, after roads and services were completed earlier this year. More >>

Trust Puts In Infrastructure for Houses at Shotover Country

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 4:33 pm | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

The Community Housing Trust is now in full swing with civil works at its 44 lot site in Shotover Country. The roads and services are expected to be completed by Christmas – with this part of the project costing $2m and supported by a loan from ... More >>

Housing Trust welcomes resolution to tax issue

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 2:01 pm | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

Yesterday the Government announced plans to introduce new tax legislation to give certainty to community housing providers assisting low-income families into home ownership. The new legislation will provide tax exemption for approved community ... More >>

Trust welcomes new Framework for tax status

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 10:06 am | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

Yesterday the Government announced it plans to introduce legislation to Parliament to give community housing providers certainty that assisting low-income families into home ownership will be exempt from income tax. More >>

Queenstown housing affordability worst in New Zealand

Tuesday, 2 April 2013, 8:52 am | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

While housing affordability receives national prominence, the severity of the problem is most apparent in Queenstown where median house prices are $540,000 according to the latest February statistics and median household income is just $72,474. According ... More >>

Trust launches new housing bond

Thursday, 13 October 2011, 1:50 pm | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

The Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust has launched a new housing bond to lower the entry level cost for first home buyers. The 5 year bond will be used to provide a new “starter loan” for eligible homebuyers in the district. A starter loan ... More >>

High Court Upholds Deregisteration Housing Trust

Tuesday, 28 June 2011, 2:39 pm | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

Responding to the Wellington High Court decision on Friday, the chair of the Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust has expressed disappointment at the decision and the impact it will have on the many community housing organisations across the country. More >>

Queenstown Community Housing Trust De-Registered

Tuesday, 24 August 2010, 6:14 pm | Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

The Charities Commission has advised that it does not consider that the Trust’s activities meet its guidelines of registration and plans to de-register the Trust from 15th September. More >>

 

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