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Good homes essential to addressing child poverty

Friday, 13 December 2019, 11:46 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

“The fact so many families are struggling to pay the rent and put food on the table must be addressed urgently if we’re to provide the foundations for a good life for the next generation of New Zealanders,” says Scott Figenshow, Chief Executive ... More >>

Infrastructure funding welcomed

Friday, 13 December 2019, 11:38 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing providers are welcoming the Government’s announcement of new funding for essential infrastructure. More >>

Community housing sector welcomes low-cost funding option

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 9:14 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) is welcoming the arrival of a low-cost funding avenue for community organisations working to provide good homes for New Zealanders. More >>

Genuinely affordable homes are the answer to housing crisis

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 10:53 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

“Putting families into motels is a temporary fix for desperate situations, rather than a sustainable solution to problems of poverty and homelessness,” says Scott Figenshow, Chief Executive of Community Housing Aotearoa. He was commenting on media ... More >>

New hope for Kiwi families

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 2:07 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa says the Government’s new approach to home ownership is a win for the many thousands of New Zealanders seeking an affordable place to call home. More >>

Community housing sector looks forward to innovation

Friday, 28 June 2019, 1:56 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

While welcoming the appointment of new Housing Minister Megan Woods as part of an expanded team of Ministers addressing the housing crisis, Community Housing Aotearoa hopes that the rhetoric will now be backed up with practical action. More >>

Funding To Include Community Housing In Systems Approach

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 1:41 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

The power of Community Housing Aotearoa as a catalyst to drastically increase the supply of adequate, affordable housing for families living in poverty has been recognised by the Peter McKenzie Project of the J R McKenzie Trust. More >>

Delivering Homes and Kāinga For All New Zealanders

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 11:56 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

New Zealand is a first world country where every person should have access to a warm, dry, safe place to call home. Sadly, however, statistics show this is not the case. More >>

Affordable Housing good for wellbeing too!

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 2:41 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

In responding to today’s Wellbeing Budget, Community Housing Aotearoa has again called for the establishment of a permanent affordable housing fund in order to drive real progress, and reiterated the community housing sector’s willingness to apply ... More >>

Community Housing Providers’ home building flatlines

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 11:41 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

The latest figures provided by the Auckland community housing sector show that the current settings for delivering new affordable homes aren’t working. More >>

Healthy Homes Standards welcomed

Monday, 25 February 2019, 11:11 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) supports the recently released Healthy Homes Standards. More >>

Time to redefine housing affordability

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 9:34 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa is calling on the Government’s new Housing and Urban Development Authority to move away from inflated market prices and instead produce homes that are truly affordable. More >>

‘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 >>

 

 

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