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True Collaboration: Partnerships for the future of housing

Friday, 1 December 2017, 9:09 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa welcomes Minister for Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford’s call to sit down with the community housing sector and agree a multi-year plan for how we can work together to grow the sector in a way that is both ambitious ... More >>

Delivering KiwiBuild with community housing sector partners

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 11:41 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing providers are committed to make the changes necessary in their organisations to be able to deliver their part of 1000 homes a year of social and affordable housing as part of the Government’s KiwiBuild target. Leaders from 17 ... More >>

Community housing sector welcomes new data on social housing

Friday, 10 November 2017, 2:34 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa say it is pleased to see the Ministry of Social Development continue to publish informative data on social housing but is concerned that the level of social housing need continues to increase. More >>

Community Housing Sector Ready to Increase Affordable Homes

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 11:19 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

“We are ready to partner to see ‘ all New Zealanders well-housed ’,” says Scott Figenshow, CE of Community Housing Aotearoa. More >>

Calls for a Homes Accord to ensure all NZers well housed

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 3:07 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

At the recent 2017 CHA Impact Conference members of the opening plenary panel each supported All New Zealanders well housed as a fundamental right. Yet there are a number of barriers, they say, to achieving this. Discussing all New Zealanders well ... More >>

Housing Crisis: Shamubeel Eaqub is angry

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 2:21 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Economist, author, and commentator Shamubeel Eaqub says he’s angry we’re building housing for the landed gentry and not enough affordable housing. The housing crisis has been building for decades, and it’s only going to get bigger over time if we ... More >>

Inclusionary zoning key to affordable housing in Queenstown

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 1:15 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Inclusionary zoning has been the key to success in providing affordable housing in Queenstown, according to Executive Officer Julie Scott of Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust. More >>

Mixed views on Christchurch stock transfer

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 10:36 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) says the shortlisting of consortia is the expected next step in seeing state housing in Christchurch transferred to a new provider, yet the process remains fraught. More >>

Congratulations to NZ’s social housing award winners

Friday, 9 June 2017, 1:24 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Winners of the 2017 AHI professional excellence in housing awards for New Zealand were announced last night. More >>

Shifting the needle to grow social housing

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 10:46 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

It’s not often New Zealand looks to Australia for advice, but when it comes to social housing, the Aussies can tell us how to get more houses built, faster. More >>

US expert on ending homelessness points to lessons learnt

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 10:09 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

New Zealand can benefit from lessons learnt in the United States, where homelessness is reducing, a US expert says. More >>

Housing debate puts politicians under the pump

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 10:41 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Housing debate puts politicians under the pump The first debate of the election year will ask political parties what they are doing to ensure all New Zealanders live in warm, dry, affordable homes. Hosted by Community Housing Aotearoa, Te Matapihi, ... More >>

Conference focused on moving needle to end housing crisis

Monday, 29 May 2017, 9:43 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Ending homelessness and ensuring all New Zealanders are well housed are among the topics being put under the spotlight at the upcoming Community Housing Aotearoa IMPACT conference. More >>

Budget 2017 partly delivers social investment in housing

Friday, 26 May 2017, 11:05 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing organisations say there are gains in the 2017 budget but wider investment in housing would have had greater positive social outcomes for New Zealanders. More >>

Provide homes now – reap the benefits later

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 10:59 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

New research shows the benefits of good housing and indicates the long term benefits of helping people move between private and social housing into home ownership says peak body, Community Housing Aotearoa. More >>

Inclusionary zoning report released

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 10:33 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

Research finds that having an affordable home next door provides wider community benefits with no negative effects More >>

New landlord for 1138 homes in Tauranga welcomed

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 12:32 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

New landlord for 1138 homes in Tauranga welcomed New Zealand community housing provider, Accessible Properties, has completed the process to purchase and manage the tenancies of 1138 households in Tauranga from April 1, 2017. The move is a significant step ... More >>

Well done Mayor Justin Lester says community housing sector

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:06 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

The community housing sector welcome the announcement by Wellington Mayor Justin Lester to increase the number of affordable and social homes in Wellington. More >>

18 for 4 offers a great solution for Auckland

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 9:16 am | Community Housing Aotearoa

With Auckland’s population increasing by the equivalent of the populations of Invercargill and Whanganui, community housing providers are proposing a sensible solution to increase the supply of affordable homes in Auckland. More >>

Create sustainable homes for vulnerable New Zealanders

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 3:48 pm | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing groups are calling for more investment in social and affordable homes that matches the new emergency housing funding announced by Minister of Social Housing, Paula Bennett yesterday. More >>