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Meth-testing compensation claims by Housing NZ tenants

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 9:22 am | State Housing Action

State Housing Action Network has written to Housing Minister Phil Twyford asking the government to appoint an independent group to assess compensation claims from tenants and families evicted in Housing New Zealand’s meth-testing fiasco. More >>

HNZC Board and Senior management requested to resign

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 8:55 am | State Housing Action

HNZC Board and Senior management requested to resign Two days ago the State Housing Action Network wrote to all Board members and senior managers of Housing New Zealand Corporation (HNZC) requesting they resign their positions. Over the past two weeks ... More >>

Leadership of HNZ and WINZ Must Go

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 10:09 am | State Housing Action

State Housing Action Network is calling on the government to replace the boards and senior management of Housing New Zealand and Work and Income New Zealand to drive a genuine and transformative culture change within these organisations towards beneficiaries ... More >>

Housing NZ's chief executive Andrew McKenzie has to go

Saturday, 2 June 2018, 6:36 pm | State Housing Action

The State Housing Action Network is calling on the government to sack Housing New Zealand Chief Executive Andrew McKenzie. More >>

Social Housing Minister stifles debate on critical issues

Friday, 18 August 2017, 9:25 am | State Housing Action

Social Housing Minister Amy Adams is refusing all requests to front up and justify the National government’s plan to sell 2,500 state houses in Christchurch after the election. More >>

The biggest privatisation of state assets in NZ history

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 10:02 am | State Housing Action

In a particular shameful act the Christchurch City Council is helping the National government facilitate the biggest privatisation in Zealand history – our $18 billion of state house assets. More >>

A genuine New Zealand hero – Niki Rauti

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 11:00 pm | State Housing Action

SHAN is appealing for communities around New Zealand to support Tamaki resident, Niki Rauti, whom Housing New Zealand wants to evict from her state home to make way for sea-view mansions for the wealthy. More >>

CCC housing failure a tragedy for low-income families

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 10:12 am | State Housing Action

Six years on from the Christchurch earthquakes the Christchurch City Council is still 357 houses short of what it had before the earthquakes. More >>

Judicial review, proposed sale of Tauranga HNZ properties

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 10:06 am | State Housing Action

On 9 November 2016 Justice Simon France of the High Court delivered his decision on the Judicial Review proceedings brought by State Housing Action Incorporated against the Ministers of Housing and Finance with regard to the proposed sale of virtually ... More >>

Overseas investors not welcome to buy Christchurch state hou

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 9:15 am | State Housing Action

State Housing Action Network 7 December 2016 Media release: Overseas investors not welcome to buy Christchurch state houses The news that Housing New Zealand is holding an “invite-only” seminar in Sydney next week for potential buyers of state houses ... More >>

Vigorous campaign will oppose Christchurch state house sales

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 5:28 pm | State Housing Action

The government’s intention to sell up to 2,500 state houses in Christchurch can expect to be met with a vigorous community campaign to stop the sales. More >>

Housing sell off challenge to be heard in High Court

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 10:43 am | State Housing Action

The US election is the second most important issue to be decided today (Wednesday 9th) More >>

Drug contamination evictions an abuse of state tenants

Monday, 31 October 2016, 9:40 am | State Housing Action

State Housing Minister Bill English must step in to bring Housing New Zealand under control after the revelation that 122 state house tenants have been evicted based on trace amounts of meth amphetamine found in state houses. More >>

Court date set for legal challenge to sale of state houses

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 11:39 am | State Housing Action

The 9th of November in the Wellington High Court has been set aside for a hearing of State Housing Action Incorporated’s legal challenge to any government agreement to sell 1124 state houses in Tauranga. More >>

Legal challenge to government plans to sell state houses

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 9:41 am | State Housing Action

A High Court legal challenge is being prepared to tackle the government’s plans to sell state houses in Tauranga. More >>

Housing policy shambles means state houses must NOT be sold

Monday, 13 June 2016, 11:53 am | State Housing Action

The absolute shambles which is the government’s housing policy means Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett must abandon plans to sell off state houses to overseas multinationals and local businesses. More >>

SHAN welcomes Pact decision

Monday, 30 May 2016, 10:55 am | State Housing Action

SHAN welcomes the decision by South Island-based PACT community group to pull out of the process to negotiate the purchase of state houses in Invercargill. More >>

Council tenants face eviction as government cons Councils

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 10:10 am | State Housing Action

Tenants of council-provided social housing face the risk of eviction after the government mislead councils into putting council housing into private housing trusts believing this would give them access to the government’s IRRS (Income Related Rental Subsidy). More >>

Appeal to Government to put on hold the sale of state houses

Monday, 23 May 2016, 10:18 am | State Housing Action

SHAN has written to Minister of State Housing Bill English appealing to the government to halt the pending sale of state houses. More >>

Shortlisted state house buyers dominated by profit

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 3:20 pm | State Housing Action

Shortlisted state house buyers dominated by profit Profit-driven companies dominate the government’s shortlisted group of four potential buyers for 1500 state houses in Tauranga and Invercargill. The government has welcomed Hong Kong property billionaire ... More >>

 

 

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