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New report shows over $6m a day spent in housing support

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New report shows over $6m a day spent in housing support

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New report shows over $6m a day spent in housing support The Government spent $550 million over the last three months to support New Zealanders with a roof over their heads – the equivalent of $6.2 million every day. Social Housing Minister Amy Adams released […]

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Govt provides $3m for Christchurch home buyers

Published By   /  April 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Govt provides $3m for Christchurch home buyers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt provides $3m for Christchurch home buyers Government funding that was committed to assist the Christchurch City Council in their housing objectives will be used to establish a shared equity home ownership initiative, says Social Housing Minister Amy Adams. The Government committed funding in Budget […]

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Govt releases EOI for Christchurch transfer

Published By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Govt releases EOI for Christchurch transfer

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt releases EOI for Christchurch transfer Today the Government issued an Expression of Interest to Community Housing Providers interested in taking over ownership of up to 2500 social houses in Christchurch. As part of this deal, the new provider will be required to provide at […]

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Redevelopment to house 240 people making progress

Published By   /  March 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Alfred Ngaro, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Redevelopment to house 240 people making progress

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Redevelopment to house 240 people making progress The Government’s plan to develop 12 old houses into 44 new social housing is moving at pace in Auckland. Social Housing Minster Amy Adams and Associate Social Housing Minister Alfred Ngaro were onsite in Mt Wellington to see […]

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New landlord for 1140 Tauranga HNZ tenants

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New landlord for 1140 Tauranga HNZ tenants

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New landlord for 1140 Tauranga HNZ tenants From next month, Accessible Properties will take over 1138 social houses and tenancies owned by Housing New Zealand. “This is the first regional, large-scale transfer of Government-owned social houses to a community housing provider. They are a major […]

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Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless A new initiative aimed at ending homelessness in Auckland has officially kicked off. Today Social Housing Minister Amy Adams and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff launched Housing First Auckland, which aims to house 472 homeless Aucklanders and provide wrap-around […]

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Niki’s eviction: the privatisation of state homes

Published By   /  March 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, eviction, Glen Innes, Green Party, Marama Davidson, Opposition News, Politics, Social Housing, State housing, tamaki, Tamaki redevelopment, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Niki’s eviction: the privatisation of state homes

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Niki’s eviction: the privatisation of state homes I started writing this blog while sitting in the Tenancy Tribunal hearing for the eviction of Ioela Rauti – Niki, as she is also known. I was there to support an elderly ailing woman who is at the […]

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First Pacific organization registered as Community Housing Provider

Published By   /  March 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Alfred Ngaro, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Pacific Peoples, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on First Pacific organization registered as Community Housing Provider

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: First Pacific organization registered as Community Housing Provider Pacific People’s Minister Alfred Ngaro has welcomed the news that Penina Health Trust has become a registered Community Housing Provider. The trust, which currently provides a range of mental health services, is the first Pacific group to […]

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New emergency housing development open

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Alfred Ngaro, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New emergency housing development open

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New emergency housing development open More families will have a warm and safe place to stay in times of need with the opening of the first stages of an emergency housing development in Otahuhu, Auckland. The 43-house Luke Street transitional housing development was officially opened […]

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Emergency housing boost for the Hutt

Published By   /  February 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Emergency housing boost for the Hutt

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Emergency housing boost for the Hutt Some of Wellington’s most vulnerable will benefit from a new emergency housing service now open thanks to the Government’s backing, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams says. Operated by Oasis Network Inc, Hillary Court in Naenae will see up to […]

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New pilot for social housing tenants underway

Published By   /  February 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New pilot for social housing tenants underway

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New pilot for social housing tenants underway A new pilot programme is underway to help at-risk social housing tenants hold onto their tenancies, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams said today. Under the Sustaining Tenancies Initiative, tenants with complex or serious needs who may be at […]

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Housing register underscores importance of reform

Published By   /  January 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Housing register underscores importance of reform

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Housing register underscores importance of reform An increase in the housing register underscores the importance of the Government’s social housing reform programme and its $344 million commitment to additional emergency housing places, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams says. “We have a comprehensive social housing plan […]

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Emergency Housing initiative supporting struggling New Zealanders

Published By   /  January 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Emergency Housing initiative supporting struggling New Zealanders

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Emergency Housing initiative supporting struggling New Zealanders Social Housing Minister Amy Adams has today welcomed data showing new help introduced by the Government is creating tangible support for struggling New Zealanders. For the first time, the Ministry of Social Development’s quarterly benefit fact sheets have […]

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Minister welcomes plan for more social housing

Published By   /  December 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Minister welcomes plan for more social housing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister welcomes plan for more social housing Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett has welcomed the release of the Ministry of Social Development’s Purchasing Strategy for social housing, saying it gives providers direction and certainty. The strategy, released today, gives detailed information for providers and outlines […]

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New social housing for vulnerable families

Published By   /  December 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on New social housing for vulnerable families

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New social housing for vulnerable families Paula Bennett | Social Housing Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says a new development in Auckland is a fantastic example of community housing providers and agencies working together to house vulnerable families. The new 15-unit apartment block for transitional […]

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More funding for Auckland relocation scheme

Published By   /  December 5, 2016  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on More funding for Auckland relocation scheme

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More funding for Auckland relocation scheme Paula Bennett | Social Housing More than 150 households have taken up the offer of financial help to move from Auckland to other regions, improving their own living arrangements and freeing up valuable social housing for others. In June, […]

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Collaboration gives families new homes

Published By   /  November 29, 2016  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Collaboration gives families new homes

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Collaboration gives families new homes The first of 14 families have begun moving into a new block of apartments in Auckland which are the result of a partnership between government agencies and community housing providers, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says. “I am delighted that […]

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Govt proposes social housing transfer in Christchurch

Published By   /  November 24, 2016  /  24/7 News, Bill English, HNZC, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Govt proposes social housing transfer in Christchurch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt proposes social housing transfer in Christchurch The Government is proposing to transfer up to 2500 social houses in Christchurch to community housing providers (CHPs), Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett have announced. The Government is progressing its ambitious Social Housing Reform Programme and the […]

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More social housing for Auckland

Published By   /  November 23, 2016  /  24/7 News, Building and Housing, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on More social housing for Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More social housing for Auckland A new social housing complex of 120 apartments is to be built on surplus Crown land and an adjoining Housing New Zealand site in Auckland in partnership with local iwi, Ministers Paula Bennett and Nick Smith have announced. Housing New […]

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Emergency housing build moves apace

Published By   /  November 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Politics, release, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Emergency housing build moves apace

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Emergency housing build moves apace Building is moving ahead rapidly at a site in Auckland where more than 40 families at any one time will be housed by early next year, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says. Mrs Bennett visited the site at Luke St, […]

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