Leading Environmental law firm, Berry Simons, is calling on the Government to consider the need to address housing demand, rather than focusing only on bringing more supply to the market, in its bid to curb Auckland’s severe housing shortage.Read More
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
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
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
In 2011, the New Zealand Housing Foundation, in partnership with the Salvation Army, built 14 houses at Robertson Road, Mangere. Delighted families soon moved into the new homes to begin their journey towards full homeownership.Read More
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
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.
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