Posts Tagged ‘Housing Crisis’

Budget: Inadequate response to affordable housing problem

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Two Catholic agencies have have welcomed more funding for emergency housing in the 2016 Budget. However they say little has been done to address the urgent need for more long-term secure and affordable housing. Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand Caritas says there is a noticeable lack of investment in building new homes. Of the announced $258 Read more

If you are too kind tenants will take advantage of you

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Landlords have backed Auckland property investor Ron Goodwin who says they should not to be “too kind” because tenants take advantage. Mr Goodwin, 74, has 37 properties in Auckland and Waikato generating $14,500 a week in rent. The Rev Mark Beale, who runs a church housing trust which has accommodated up to 20 families, said Read more

Auckland Council still intend to demolish Liston Village

Friday, October 9th, 2015

The Auckland Council says it is locked into a sale and purchase agreement made by the former Auckland City Council to purchase Liston Village from and the Catholic Diocese of Auckland. The deal involves progressively buying the Liston Village from the Catholic Church as units are vacated, expanding Monte Cecilia Park and rebuilding the Monte Read more