State Housing Action - Latest News [Page 2]

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 >>

Shortlisted state house buyers dominated by profit

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 10:15 am | State Housing Action

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 Dr Henry Cheng Kar-Shun (owner of Pinnacle Group) ... More >>

Chinese billionaire lines up to buy state houses

Friday, 8 January 2016, 12:56 pm | State Housing Action

Chinese billionaire lines up to buy state houses Chinese property billionaire Dr Henry Cheng Kar-Shun has joined Australian-based Horizon Housing as the second foreign investor wanting to buy state houses from the government. The government intends ... More >>

Bennett should look in the mirror to see a real bully

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 10:53 am | State Housing Action

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett’s accusation of bullying against SHAN protestors yesterday is ironic coming from the person leading government attacks on beneficiaries and state house tenants. More >>

SHAN to picket IHC National Office

Sunday, 13 December 2015, 11:28 am | State Housing Action

SHAN supporters will picket the National Office of the IHC tomorrow in protest at IHC plans to buy state houses from the government. More >>

Stop selling our state houses – Protest delegations

Monday, 12 October 2015, 9:44 am | State Housing Action

Tuesday’s reopening of parliament will be the focus for delegations of state house tenants from around New Zealand protesting government proposals to sell state houses. More >>

Stop selling our state houses – Protest Hikoi to parliament

Monday, 31 August 2015, 9:58 am | State Housing Action

SHAN (State Housing Action Network) is organising a protest hikoi to parliament to demand National MPs and their allies stop the sale of state houses. More >>

State Housing meeting for Invercargill this coming Sunday

Monday, 13 July 2015, 1:58 pm | State Housing Action

SHAN (State Housing Action Network) has organised a public meeting for this Sunday in Invercargill to give the local community the opportunity to discuss the government’s plans to sell thousands of state houses. More >>

State rental housing milked for dividends while tenants die

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 9:28 am | State Housing Action

State house tenants are dying from cold, damp Housing New Zealand homes while the government milks families for dividends. More >>

Callous government prepares to asset strip state housing

Friday, 1 May 2015, 9:12 am | State Housing Action

The government decision to hand over 2,800 state houses in Glen Innes, Point England and Panmure to the Tamaki Redevelopment Company is asset-stripping state housing and will result in greater struggle for low-income tenants and families. More >>

SHAN launches National Petition to fight state house sales

Friday, 10 April 2015, 11:36 am | State Housing Action

The newly formed State Housing Action Network (SHAN) is today launching a nationwide petition opposing the National government’s plans to sell state houses and calling for a major state house building programme to address the housing crisis for tenants ... More >>

Social housing providers warned against buying state houses

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 10:50 am | State Housing Action

The newly formed State Housing Action Network (SHAN) has written to social housing providers across New Zealand warning them of the consequences for low-income tenants and families if they agree to buy state houses from the government. (A copy of the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL