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07 Aug 2020
Funding Options Paper updated for distributionIntroduction
The original version of this paper was produced in December 2019 at the invitation of the Associate Minister of Housing (Public Housing) for consideration and input into work being undertaken to review the current funding settings. In the intervening months, as a sector Community and Transitional Housing Providers have witnessed and responded to the initial wave of impacts of COVID-19 on the vulnerable sectors of society we serve.
This paper was endorsed by the CEO and Housing Leaders Forum on 29 July 2020, for wider circulation and feedback. To help kick-start the economy and keep people employed the Government is progressing a number of ‘shovel ready’ construction projects. Predominantly the projects that are currently being advanced are horizontal infrastructure projects.
03 Aug 2020
Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) 03 August 2020TABLE OF CONTENTS, Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Newsletter 03 August 2020, Register for CHA’s online housing webinar, CHA Farewells, Spotlight on Abbeyfield New Zealand, Progressive Home Ownership underway, Guidelines on the right to a decent home - engagement underway, CHRA releases new Guidance Note, Public Housing Rent Setting review 2020, Te Pae Whakahou Hapori – Eastern Porirua Advisory Panel announced, In the news, EVENTS, ELECTION FORUM ON MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION, Tenancy Law Case File.
03 Aug 2020
CHA - CaseStudy AbbeyfieldAbbeyfield House model meets a growing need. Decreasing rates of home ownership and an aging population are highlighting the need for more affordable accommodation for retirees across New Zealand, a need Abbeyfield New Zealand is doing its best to meet.
24 Jul 2020
KiwiBuy Campaign Media Release on PHO announcement 24 July 2020The KiwiBuy coalition of Community Housing Providers say they’re excited to see the Government’s. Progressive Home Ownership programme getting off the ground.
Minister of Housing, Megan Woods has announced the first organisations receiving 15-year, interest free Government loans under “phase 1” of the programme, to help more Kiwis into home ownership.
24 Jul 2020
CHA Media Release - Progressive Home Ownership 24 July 2020Government support for community-based initiatives best way to boost home ownership.
Partnerships between Community Housing Providers and government are the most effective way to
get Kiwi families into a place of their own, says Community Housing Aotearoa (CHA) Deputy CEO
22 Jul 2020
Invitation to launch of new Mana Kāinga Housing project this FridayNgā Wai a Te Tūī | Māori & Indigenous Research | Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka | Unitec
Warmly invite you to celebrate the launch of two new research projects;
• Mana Kāinga: Advancing capability in the Māori Housing Sector
• Hihiko o Mangarautawhiri: Power sovereignty for a prosperous
whānau and hapū.
Please join us for kōrero, nibbles and refreshments.
When: 4.00pm – 7.00pm Friday 24th July 2020
Where: Ground floor, Building 111, Gate 4, Unitec, 139 Carrington Road,
For catering purposes please RSVP to:
Phone: (021) 0873 5374
20 Jul 2020
CHA Newsletter 20 July 2020Where are we heading? Severe Housing Deprivation in Aotearoa New Zealand 2018 report, Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill and transitional housing, In the news, Housing Development and Property Manager role at Wesley Community Action, EVENTS, Upcoming Australasian Housing Institute Training 2020, Zavanti software for NZ social and affordable housing - web demonstration, HuiE Resource: Running a Webinar Toolkit.
08 Jul 2020
CHA Newsletter 8 July 2020Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust celebrates opening, Guidelines on the right to a decent home, Public housing assessments: update, Have your say: ComVoices COVID-19 and State of the Sector survey 2020, Leadership role at SSPA available, In the news, EVENTS, Fundraiser for Waiheke Community Housing Trust, Zavanti software for NZ social and affordable housing - web demonstration.
29 Jun 2020
CHA Newsletter 29 June 2020Australia supports CHPs through low-interest bonds, Expressions of interest sought on Guidelines on the right to a Decent Home in Aotearoa project, New Zealand's affordable housing crisis - why is it near impossible to produce low-cost homes? Webinar this week: Homestar v5 consultation, AHURI report: Supporting families effectively through the homelessness services system, Supporting older people who hoard in Canterbury, Have your say: ComVoices COVID-19 and State of the Sector survey 2020, Leadership role at SSPA available, EVENTS, Tenancy Case Law File Forum.
18 Jun 2020
CHA Media Release - Housing Announcement WelcomedMoves to streamline Māori housing projects welcomed
The Government’s decision to include the National Papakāinga Network in its fast-tracking of 11 infrastructure projects is being welcomed by community housing providers.