Posts Tagged ‘Transitional housing’

Couple opt to sleep in car due to mouldy transitional housing

Thursday, May 18th, 2023

A young Auckland couple living in transitional housing claim mould in the property has forced them to spend several nights in their car with a five-month-old baby. The couple were living in emergency housing in Papakura, and after the baby was born they were transferred to a two-bedroom apartment in Māngere, but the cleanliness of Read more

Transitional housing complex giving families hope

Monday, July 4th, 2022
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Five families have already moved out of a new transitional housing complex run by De Paul House into their own home, says board chair Brendan Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald was speaking at the formal opening of De Paul House’s new 10-unit transitional housing complex in Northcote, Auckland. Opened only in December 2021, the transitional housing complex has Read more

Catholic transitional housing provider stops taking new referrals

Monday, February 21st, 2022

For the first time in its 39-years history, Monte Cecilia Housing Trust has had to stop taking new referrals from families. Other transitional housing providers are impacted as well says Monte Cecilia Trust chief executive Bernie Smith. Smith says there are cheaper ways than private rentals to accommodate people who are homeless, and taxpayers should Read more

Delta, meet housing crisis and poverty

Monday, October 11th, 2021

Highly infectious diseases thrive in substandard living conditions. It was true in the 19th century, and as Covid-19 stubbornly continues to spread through the community in our biggest city, it is true here and now. An adequate standard of living has never been available for everyone in Aotearoa. A Māori Women’s Welfare League survey in Read more