Mayoral candidates say a decision by Rotorua’s tourism board to create a website exposing emergency housing locations to tourists is ‘maybe not ideal’, but ‘necessary’.
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Skepticism, hope defines govt's $350m community housing plan
A south Auckland community housing trust says many providers in the region don't have the land, or development plans ready, to take advantage of the government's new affordable housing scheme.
New home will turn this young mother's life around
More homes made available for low- income families.
Not all 'homeless' are actually homeless- Hurimoana Dennis
Te Puia marae manaaki tangata facilitator Hurimoana Dennis says some whānau whocome to his marae for emergency shelter are flouting the system.
Not all homeless are jobless – Matthew Tukaki
Matthew Tukaki says the money used to put homeless people in motels during Covid-19 could have paid for 200 new homes.
Renters avoid complaining about bad housing – Child Poverty Action Group
New rental laws make it harder for landlords to evict tenants.
Te Atiawa housing project fast-tracked through new consent processes
A long awaited iwi housing project in Waitara has been given consent to go ahead.
Māori make up 60% of homeless, 40% of public housing tenants- Te Matapihi
The general manager of a national Māori housing advocacy says that Māori are moving away from the cities due to high housing prices. GM Wayne Knox of Te Matapihi says that although the highest level of Māori who need housing are in the cities, the rural regions need help too.
Rents frozen for the next six months
Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced that all rents will be frozen for the next six months.
Co-housing village a dream come true for Māori whānau
Labelled as the world's first indigenous co-housing community, Waingākau Village in Flaxmere Hawke's Bay has completed its first three homes, with more than 100 planned in the next few years.