Welcome to the new Community Housing Aotearoa Council

October 29, 2017 0

Community Housing Aotearoa’s new and out-going council: Peter Taylor, Habitat for Humanity; Warren Jack, out going councilor; Victoria Kingi, Papakainga Solutions; Moira Lawler, Lifewise Trust; Bernie Smith, Monte Cecilia, Housing Trust; Julie Scott, outgoing councilor; […]

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Mayoral Housing Affordability Taskforce

October 26, 2017 0

The Mayoral Housing Affordability Taskforce was set up in April 2017 by Mayor Jim Boult to investigate new ways of addressing housing affordability in the district. The Taskforce is chaired by Councillor John MacDonald with […]

In the media

Phil Twyford reveals $2b KiwiBuild housing scheme

October 25, 2017 0

Housing Minister Phil Twyford has revealed to the Herald the first in-depth details of the incoming Government’s new $2 billion KiwiBuild scheme, explaining how 100,000 new residences will be built in the next decade. So-far-unknown […]

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In the media

Coalition agreements foundation for strong government

October 24, 2017 0

Coalition agreements foundation for strong government – Ardern Agreements with New Zealand First and the Green Party lay the foundation for a strong and proactive coalition government, says Prime Minister-designate Jacinda Ardern. “The agreements set […]


Building our sector to 2030 – seminar 24 October

October 24, 2017 0

Community Housing sector leaders met on 24 October 2017 to build consensus on the settings that would increase supply of social and affordable housing and working toward ‘all New Zealanders well-housed by 2030’. We heard […]

In the media

Eleven solutions to the housing shortage

October 22, 2017 0

This is a story about housing supply and how we can get more of it. It’s not about the increased cost of housing or the difficulty young people face getting their first home. It’s about […]

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Appointment of General Manager Tauranga

October 19, 2017 0

Vicki McLaren has been appointed to the position of General Manager Tauranga for Accessible Properties.  Vicki will start with Accessible Properties in November and take over from Andrew Wilson when he retires in late December. […]

Auckland's homeless urge govt to act

Auckland’s homeless urge govt to act

October 11, 2017 0

As political parties vie for a spot in the next government, homeless people are urging them to make affordable housing a top priority. Yesterday marked World Homeless Day and around 100 people gathered in Auckland’s […]