You don’t know where you’ll be sleeping tonight
Community housing groups are finding ways to connect New Zealanders to somewhere they can call home. They’re collaborating with others to create neighbourhoods where housing is about people not real estate and where all New Zealanders are well-housed.
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A Vision for NZ
From emergency housing to housing organisations in your community we are making a difference to address New Zealand's housing situation. Find out more about our members.
Community Housing Aotearoa is the peak body in this sector providing support and resources and you can find our best practice guide and the supply survey here.
Many more New Zealanders need homes and the community housing sector has a plan - Our Place - with a goal of 85,000 more affordable and 15,000 more social homes provided by 2030.
We want to know that all New Zealanders are well-housed and living in homes that are: habitable, affordable,accessible, secure, and culturally appropriate.
FIND MORE NEWS AND RESOURCES HERE
Wellington Homeless Women's Trust
Helping women to feel safe is key at the Wellington Homeless Women’s Trust. Paula Lloyd is the Manager at WHWT and she talked to me about the service they provide for homeless women in central Wellington.
18 Sep 2017
A housing plan for New Zealand
Here is an article written by James Goodhue for the Spinoff, that looks at how New Zealand can get out of the housing hole we’ve found ourselves in. This is well worth a read. James previously worked as a development manager for community housing provider, CORT, in Auckland. In the article he puts forward a comprehensive plan and looks at affordability in-depth and in the context of the housing continuum.
18 Sep 2017
Kāpiti taskforce submits housing plan to council
A community housing taskforce, established by Mayor, K. Gurunathan, earlier this year, has released a report showing more people are becoming homeless as a result of skyrocketing house prices and rents.
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Membership of Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) is open to all individuals, iwi, groups, organisations and businesses which operate, own, invest, partner, develop or reside in affordable, community and/or social housing, providing their aims and objectives are consistent with the objectives of Community Housing Aotearoa.Join us