Weekly News List: Housing - 27th of May

11,067 families waiting longer and longer for housing - but growth in list has stalled

via Stuff

The public housing waitlist remains at near-record highs with 11,067 eligible households waiting for a place to live as of the end of March. Read more…

 

Rates of homeless Māori in Auckland should be a wake-up call, experts say

via RNZ

Experts on homelessness say figures showing Māori are a disproportionate number of those sleeping rough in Auckland should be a wake-up call to fix the problem. Read more…

 

42 new state houses for Rotorua by early next year

via NZ Herald

Everyone would love to live in a brand new home. It can now be revealed that 42 new state homes are being built in Rotorua, which are replacing up to 12 existing homes that are deemed past their use by dates. Read more…

 

Struggling Kiwi family becomes a homeowner through KiwiBuy

via Scoop

Tammy Ngawhika has recently achieved her dream of becoming a homeowner, together with her four children. She attained her goal through Progressive Home Ownership. Read more…

 

Lack of accessible housing a key issue for Disability Advisory Panel

via Auckland Council

Auckland Council’s Community Development and Safety Committee proudly co-hosted its May meeting with the council’s Disability Advisory Panel. Read more…

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