Social Investment in Community Housing: Moving Beyond Traditional Grantmaking

Social Investment in Community Housing: Moving Beyond Traditional Grantmaking

10am – 4pm, Tuesday 25 October
The Front Room, Spark New Zealand, 167 Victoria Street West, Auckland

Please register to join us at a facilitated workshop to provide philanthropic funders, community housing providers and other investors with the chance to explore new ways of investing in community housing.

Read More

Social Housing Funding Forum Event

Social Housing Funding Forum Event

Tuesday 27 September 2016 - 3.00pm Registration for a 3.30pm start - Beca, 21 Pitt Street, Auckland

NZCID, together with hosts Beca, are delighted to invite you to attend the Social Housing Funding Forum where speakers from both Australia and the UK will outline mechanisms that have been utilised to increase housing funding and supply in their respective jurisdictions.

Read More

Housing for older Aucklanders to be redeveloped​

Housing for older Aucklanders to be redeveloped​

Auckland Council’s portfolio of homes for older Aucklanders is to be redeveloped and approval has been given to partner with The Selwyn Foundation for the management of the housing. Many of the 1452 rental units across 63 villages are rundown and poorly located for amenities such as public transport. The city’s urban development agency Panuku Development Auckland will ensure the new homes address the needs of older people both in location and quality.The existing number of rental units will be maintained with the potential to develop more over time.

Read More

Affordable Housing for Aucklanders

Partnering with community housing providers is one of the ways we are working to increase the supply of affordable homes across Auckland

In the August 2015 edition of "Our Auckland" Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse speaks about how Auckland Council seeks to address the critical housing issue facing Auckland. 




Building stronger families

Building stronger families

Habitat for Humanity Auckland believes that everyone deserves a decent, healthy place to live, especially the most vulnerable members of society – our children. Philip and Patricia Booth and their four young sons were living in a substandard rental property in Papatoetoe, dealing with mould, damp, leaks, and a house that sank on its foundations every time it rained. The Booth family moved into their new Habitat home at Christmas last year, and already have experienced the benefits of being in a decent, healthy home. 

Read More

Government plans threaten supply of social and affordable housing

Government plans threaten supply of social and affordable housing

Auckland Community Housing Network
Media Release

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.

Read More

Waimahia Inlet - an introduction

Waimahia Inlet - an introduction

The Waimahia Inlet development is being created by leading not-for-profit community housing organisations with the support of some of New Zealand’s most experienced urban planners, architects and building companies.

Read More