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Community Housing Aotearoa - Latest News [Page 1]

Ngā Wharerau O Aotearoa Welcomes The Commitment Of Funding For 1,500 New Social Housing Places From 1 July 2025

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 6:16 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

This funding means our Community Housing Provider members can reactivate projects that were put on hold waiting for additional budget authority. More >>

Ngā Wharerau O Aotearoa acknowledges the Government’s response to the Independent review of Kāinga Ora.

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 2:35 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Chris Glaudel, Deputy Chief Executive of Community Housing Aotearoa, sees the announcement as a step towards addressing New Zealand’s high and rising levels of homelessness by improving our approach and system to delivering affordable homes. More >>

Budget-23 Funding A Win For Social And Community Housing – Now Let’s Use It And Keep Going, Together

Tuesday, 23 May 2023, 7:53 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa CEO Paul Gilberd welcomed over 500 attendees at the opening of the 3-day CHA Conference Making the shift from crisis to transformational change, in Ōtautahi Christchurch today. “We care enough to tackle deep social issues, ... More >>

Budget 2023 Response From Community Housing Aotearoa CEO Paul Gilberd

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 4:15 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

“The last five years has seen the sector work together, alongside government to build a solid baseline. Continued investment in public housing is welcome news and will enable better quality, long-term stable housing for all New Zealanders. We’re ... More >>

CHA Backs Commission’s Call For Affordable Housing, Calls For Inclusionary Housing To Be Included In RMA Reforms

Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 12:52 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

The report from the Retirement Commissioner today highlights the importance of using the current RMA reforms to provide a nationally-agreed framework for inclusionary housing says Community Housing Aotearoa-Ngā Wharerau o Aotearoa CEO Vic Crockford. ... More >>

Community Housing Aotearoa Welcomes New Housing Regulations And Looks Forward To Providing Further Input

Tuesday, 22 November 2022, 1:34 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Today’s announcements from Minister of Housing Dr Megan Woods is a welcome progression on these important measures that Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) has been providing input on for many years. The measures, which include regulation of residential property ... More >>

New Development Another Sign That Community Housing Sector Is A Critical Piece To Solving The Housing Puzzle

Friday, 7 October 2022, 10:28 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa chief executive Vic Crockford wants to applaud CORT Community Housing as it celebrates the opening of the first development of its pipeline of 104 decent, affordable homes in Auckland. “This new housing development, built ... More >>

Community Housing Aotearoa Welcomes Further Detail On Affordable Housing Fund

Thursday, 21 July 2022, 10:37 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa welcomes the announcement of the Affordable Housing Fund, which will provide much needed capital grants to community housing providers. Community Housing Aotearoa Chief Executive, Vic Crockford says that we need to double down ... More >>

Community Housing Aotearoa Welcomes The Announcement Of $350m Affordable Housing Fund

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 4:14 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa, a peak body for the community housing sector, welcomes the announcement in today’s Budget to create a $350M Affordable Housing Fund. This investment is a good use of the unallocated Residential Response Fund and a sign ... More >>

The Right To A Decent Home Is At The Heart Of Living A Good Life

Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 2:02 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) welcomes today’s report from the Human Right’s Commission: Strengthening Accountability and Participation in the Housing System. “Our housing crisis is alienating another generation from the opportunity to live ... More >>

Community Housing Supply Boosted By $200m Impact Investment Joint Venture

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 8:23 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing sector peak body, Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) is celebrating the news of a joint venture between Positive Capital, global investors Alvarium and KiwiSaver provider Pathfinder which will see 200 million dollars of funding become ... More >>

Unlocking Up-front Funding Confirms Community Housing Sector Is Part Of The Solution

Friday, 13 August 2021, 9:09 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

The announcement yesterday by the Government to reinstate up-front funding for Community Housing Providers (CHP) has been welcomed by Community Housing Aotearoa, a peak body for the community housing sector.    Ministers Woods and Henare ... More >>

Giving Kids A Fair Chance At Life Starts With Giving Them The Security Of A Stable Home

Monday, 9 August 2021, 6:23 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

The launch last week of the New Zealand Human Right Commission’s Framework Guidelines on the Right to a Decent Home provides an opportunity to highlight the potential impacts of housing instability on our kids and their communities. Students living ... More >>

Shift Aotearoa Conference Explores Additional Housing System Levers

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 4:09 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

It was encouraging to hear the Prime Minister’s recent announcement that the Government intends to leave no stone unturned when it comes to addressing the country’s lack of housing saying " We will keep building, we will keep creating those spaces, ... More >>

Habitat For Humanity And Progressive Home Ownership Supply Communities With Much Needed Homes

Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 3:05 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Peak housing body, Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) is celebrating Habitat for Humanity’s partnership with Government under the Progressive Home Ownership (PHO) programme which will see them build 33 new homes across New Zealand in the next 18 months. ... More >>

Replacement Of RMA A Step In Right Direction For Affordable Housing

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 4:51 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Peak housing body, Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) welcomes today’s announcement by Environment Minister David Parker to replace New Zealand’s Resource Management system this parliamentary term. “Our members fully support the Government’s plans ... More >>

CHA Welcomes The Update Of The Public Housing Plan And Urges The Government To Redouble NZ’s Response To Housing Crisis.

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 3:01 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Peak housing body, Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) welcomes the updated Public Housing Plan announced today by Minister Woods, and the commitment by this Government to fix New Zealand’s housing crisis. The 8,000 additional homes are a significant ... More >>

ACC Investment An Endorsement For Community Housing Sector

Monday, 31 August 2020, 1:02 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

The community housing sector hopes the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)’s involvement in a new partnership to fund, build and manage 100 new homes will encourage other investors to back community housing initiatives. ACC announced today that it ... More >>

Cross-party Support For Community Housing Providers Welcomed

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 10:41 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Cross-party backing for community-led initiatives to solve New Zealand’s housing crisis has been welcomed by Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Chair Bernie Smith. Mr Smith said he was pleasantly surprised by the broad support community housing ... More >>

Government Support For Community-based Initiatives Best Way To Boost Home Ownership

Friday, 24 July 2020, 4:41 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Partnerships between Community Housing Providers and government are the most effective way to get Kiwi families into a place of their own, says Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Deputy CEO Chris Glaudel. Housing Minister Megan Woods today announced the ... More >>





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