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Auckland Community Housing Network
Government plans threaten supply of social and affordable housing
A network of ten community housing groups has come together to raise its concerns over the Government’s plan to sell thousands of state houses under its housing reform programme.
The network of not-for-profit, social enterprises and charitable trusts, called the Auckland Community Housing Network, is particularly worried the Government has given no guarantee the money gained from an asset sale would be reinvested in the housing sector.