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Tenants and landlords understanding each other

Press Release – NZ Property Investors Federation

Tenants and landlords understanding each other. A media release from the NZ Property Investors’ Federation Read more »

New Mt Albert apartments in Auckland for eligible KiwiBuild

Press Release – Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

Ministry of Housing and Urban Development Media Release 19 August 2018 New Mt Albert apartments in Auckland for eligible KiwiBuild buyers KiwiBuild today announced that 18 new apartments to be built at the Tuatahi development in Mt Albert, Auckland are … Read more »

Housing Charity backs call for Progressive Home Ownership

Press Release – Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity New Zealand agrees with the Salvation Armys call for expanding access to home ownership through a form of Progressive Home Ownership as part of the governments KiwiBuild scheme. The housing charity, which has assisted hundreds … Read more »

Landlords losing out under current Government

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Governments claim it is striking a balance between the interests of landlords and tenants has been further rubbished in Parliament today, Nationals Housing spokesperson Judith Collins says. Read more »

A big year for Tasman District

Press Release – Tasman District Council

Its been a significant year for Tasman District, which has experienced rapid growth and extreme weather while carrying out a large programme of community, infrastructure and environmental projects and plans. Read more »

KiwiBuy could provide security to low-income families

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that a broad sweep of new housing programmes is required to reduce the reliance on an increasingly unaffordable and unreliable private rental market. Read more »

‘Beyond Renting’ report supports investment in homeownership

Press Release – Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa agrees with key aspects of the Beyond Renting report released yesterday by The Salvation Army. Read more »

Falling prices and mortgage rates mean more affordable homes

Press Release – Massey University

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows a 4.4 per cent improvement in national affordability over the most recent quarter due to falling house prices and historically low residential mortgage rates. Read more »

EQC settles majority of 2018 storm and landslip claims

Press Release – Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission has settled 1120 of the 1333 claims received for the storm events that crossed the country between January and September this year. Manager National Customer Care, Robyn Nation, says EQC paid a total of just over $17m in … Read more »

Green Party calling for bold steps to tackle housing issues

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party agrees with the Salvation Army that bold new steps are needed to stop a worrying trajectory of increased rent rises and homelessness. Read more »

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