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14 April 2014

Major makeover for social housing

From 14 April selected community groups will be able to offer income related rents for people needing social housing and people will be able to test their eligibility through Work and Income.


17 March 2014

Housing New Zealand proposes Hamilton redevelopment

Housing New Zealand is considering redeveloping a city block in Hamilton to help meet the demand for modern, warm, dry social housing in the city.


14 March 2014

Housing New Zealand prepares for Cyclone Lusi

Housing New Zealand is getting ready for a busy weekend ahead in preparation for Cyclone Lusi.

We encourage tenants to visit www.civildefence.govt.nz to find out how they can prepare.


13 March 2014

Reviewable tenancies announced today

The Government today announced the next step in delivering housing assistance to those most in need with reviewable tenancies for all social housing tenants.

Find more info here for tenants.
Read the Ministers’ media release here.