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Stop the Transfer (Privatisation) of Tamaki Tenancies

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 8:59 am | Housing Lobby

"Now we have a new Government, there are some urgent, ongoing issues that need addressing," says Sue Henry, Housing Lobby Spokesperson. More >>

Nick Smith should go - not the Housing Minister position

Monday, 19 December 2016, 4:53 pm | Housing Lobby

"After five years of Nick Smith as Housing Minister, making an absolute pig's breakfast of the State Housing portfolio, his friend, the new Prime Minister Bill English would rather disestablish the Housing Minister position, than sack his 'brat ... More >>

Sue Henry, Housing Lobby: "$300 million housing charade!"

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 10:41 am | Housing Lobby

"Throwing a few hundred million ca$h injection into (private) 'social housing' will never rectify the biggest debacle in housing policy this country has ever witnessed under Bill English and Nick Smith's watch," says Housing Lobby Spokesperson, ... More >>

NZers can't even afford to be tenants in their own country

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 4:20 pm | Housing Lobby

"Between homelessness and home ownership - what about the huge and growing number of renters?" asks Housing Lobby Spokesperson Sue Henry. More >>

$20 billion gift to property development companies

Friday, 19 February 2016, 12:54 pm | Housing Lobby

"Thursday the 18th of February 2016, was a dark day in the history of this country, with the passing of the Social Housing Reform Transaction Mandate Bill, which extends unprecedented powers to two Ministers of the Crown," says Housing Lobby Spokesperson ... More >>

Salvation Army help turn tenants into ca$h cows

Monday, 7 December 2015, 4:53 pm | Housing Lobby

"Today's announcement that the Salvation Army is is another step towards the privatisation of housing delivery," says Housing Lobby Spokesperson, Sue Henry. More >>

Stop the privatisation of State Housing!

Monday, 23 March 2015, 2:56 pm | Housing Lobby

"The wheels are finally falling off the Government's scheme to use charity and Iwi groups as a trojan horse to privatise the $18 billion worth of State Housing assets," says Sue Henry, Spokesperson for the Housing Lobby: More >>

"Stop the privatisation of State Housing!"

Sunday, 2 November 2014, 10:21 am | Housing Lobby

"The social housing experiment was never going to deliver anything to Stare housing tenants, other than transience, " says Housing Lobby Spokesperson, Sue Henry. More >>

Eviction notices bullying Mother's Day present

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 2:36 pm | Housing Lobby

"As 'Mothers' Day' rolls around again, this Government is lining up long-term State Housing tenants to bully them out of their homes - Auckland-wide," says Sue Henry, Spokesperson for the Housing Lobby. More >>

Evictions for elderly State tenants are death sentences

Monday, 17 June 2013, 3:20 pm | Housing Lobby

"In response to this NZ Herald on Sunday article dated 16 June 2013, entitled "The $340-a-week houses with million-dollar views" - these State houses were constructed for 2000 pounds each, are freehold and have been paid for by State ... More >>

Charity treachery sells out State Housing tenants

Friday, 17 May 2013, 4:52 pm | Housing Lobby

17 May 2013 Press Release Sue Henry Spokesperson Housing Lobby: "Charity treachery sells out State Housing tenants." More >>

Housing New Zealand - call off the dogs!

Monday, 12 November 2012, 10:20 am | Housing Lobby

"The latest Housing New Zealand (HNZ) Statement of Corporate Intent 2012 - 2015, quite rightly sets out the statutory obligations which HNZ is required to follow by law." More >>

Minister of Housing is a Slum Landlord

Saturday, 7 July 2012, 1:35 pm | Housing Lobby

The housing minister should be ashamed of himself with his housing portfolio falling down around ears. We believe this latest episode in the Greys Avenue, Auckland flats is just another part of the disestablishment of state housing in New Zealand. Homelessness ... More >>

500 Christchurch Red Zone State Houses

Saturday, 14 April 2012, 11:57 am | Housing Lobby

Today Gerry Brownlee (Sat 14th April) told Housing New Zealand to get their properties up and running in Christchurch red zone. More >>

The Suburban Land Grab

Thursday, 2 February 2012, 5:06 pm | Housing Lobby

New Zealand is on a fast track to become a complete basket case; it is irresponsible for a government to even contemplate the selling off state land the state housing stock actually sits on. More >>

Attack on State House Tenants

Friday, 27 January 2012, 3:11 pm | Housing Lobby

Attack on State House Tenants The Housing Lobby is calling on the New Zealand Government to stop the systematic attack on state tenant families. 2012 is not a time for ad hoc policies, which make property developers the only benefactors of this government’s ... More >>

Privatisation of State Housing with PPPs

Friday, 12 August 2011, 1:34 pm | Housing Lobby

"Beware of the privatisation of State Housing through Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)!" "Although there have been no specific 'big headlines' from Housing Minister Phil Heatley on State Housing privatisation, the 'dog whistle' has gone out to financiers ... More >>

Scare mongering to Labor’s Capital Gains Tax

Saturday, 16 July 2011, 2:15 pm | Housing Lobby

/ Scare mongering to Labor’s Capital Gains Tax *PRESS RELEASE: SUE HENRY SPOKESPERSON HOUSING LOBBY **15 July 2011*** The Housing Lobby condemns scare mongering to Labor’s Capital Gains Tax and Housing Minister Phil Heatley’s proposal to drop income-related ... More >>

Housing Lobby supports Labours proposed Capital Gains Tax

Wednesday, 6 July 2011, 4:37 pm | Housing Lobby

I believe that there is massive public support for Labour’s proposed Capital Gains Tax, says Sue Henry, Spokesperson for the Housing Lobby. The speculative market has falsely over-inflated property values for years shifting out house buyers and pushing ... More >>

Leave vulnerable elderly State Housing tenants alone!

Tuesday, 28 June 2011, 9:54 am | Housing Lobby

"After Housing Minister Phil Heatley's confirmation on TVNZ's "Q& A" programme (Sunday 26 June 2011) that National intend to break their promises to State Housing tenants, and dismantle and privatise State Housing stock - there are further ... More >>





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