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Local families in urgent need of housing will benefit from 17 more transitional housing places opening in Blenheim, says Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister Jenny Salesa.

The Coalition Government is committing to a multi-billion dollar investment to build public housing and thousands of affordable homes, and to help house our most vulnerable people, says Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford.

I want to thank the organisers of the conference Wellington City Council and the Urban Design Forum. It could not be more timely.

New figures released today show the public housing waiting list has increased 26 per cent in the past three months, the largest increase in four years, says Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford.

The Ministry of Social Development has been approached with 79 opportunities so far to help house people in need this winter, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says.

Napier and Hastings set to receive funding as part of Budget 2018 to expand the successful Housing First programme to the region, to help end homelessness.

Whangarei and Northland are set to receive funding as part of Budget 2018 to expand the successful Housing First programme to the region, to help end homelessness.

Rotorua is set to receive funding as part of Budget 2018 to expand the successful Housing First programme to the region, to help end homelessness.

Nelson and Blenheim are set to receive funding as part of Budget 2018 to expand the successful Housing First programme to the area, to help end homelessness.

Rotorua residents who were affected by recent severe rain and flooding can now access help finding temporary accommodation, with the Government activating its Temporary Accommodation Service, Associate Minister of Housing and Urban Development Jenny Salesa announced today.

Tender documents for the KiwiBuild ‘Buying off the Plans’ initiative – whereby the Government will underwrite or purchase new homes the private sector and others are developing – have been released today, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says.

The Government is taking serious action to tackle homelessness and support people in urgent need of housing this winter with a $100 million investment, says Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford.

A new report finding the number of children hospitalised with asthma has nearly doubled since 2002 shows the dire need for the Government’s Healthy Homes Guarantee Act, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says.

The first KiwiBuild homes are now under construction in Papakura, says Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford.

Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford is pausing periodic tenancy reviews of public housing tenants while he considers whether the groups of tenants exempt from the process should be widened.

A new development of 36 public housing units specifically designed for Asian seniors will open in Panmure today, says Ethnic Communities and Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister Jenny Salesa.

The Government has announced the first major development under its ambitious KiwiBuild programme with the purchase of 29 hectares of land for thousands of houses in Auckland.

A new public housing development opens in Mangere today, providing warm, dry and safe homes for five families just in time for winter, Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister Jenny Salesa says.

Legislation banning the charging of letting fees to tenants has been introduced to Parliament, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced today.

The Government today committed to working with the Auckland Mayor’s Housing Taskforce aimed at ramping up the pace and scale of housing building in our largest city, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford and Building and Construction Minister Jenny Salesa says.

New regional factsheets being published for the first time today show the housing crisis is not just an issue for Auckland but is now a challenge for our regions, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says.

More than 600 people will have a warm, safe and dry place to live over the next three years, when a new development of 50 homes is opened today in Auckland, says Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister Jenny Salesa.

Storm damaged households in the Nelson Tasman district can now access temporary accommodation.

Up to 155 new state houses will be built in 15 regional centres by the middle of this year, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced today.