Bridge Housing Charitable Trust Annual Report 2023/24

Bridge Housing Charitable Trust Annual Report 2023/24

We are thrilled to present our first Bridge Housing Charitable Trust Annual Report! We have sought to share our stories and highlights from 2023/24 – celebrating our achievements and reflecting on the challenges we’ve faced. From welcoming the first...
Waikato Times: Affordable home scheme expands to Te Awamutu

Waikato Times: Affordable home scheme expands to Te Awamutu

​A program to move people out of rentals and give them a sense of security with housing has been launched in Te Awamutu. Twenty new two bedroom townhouses on Ohaupo Rd are available to buy at $291,750 – less than half the market price. The catch is – you...
Waikato Business News: Welcome Home

Waikato Business News: Welcome Home

​The first affordable housing neighbourhood has opened near Cambridge and it’s a game changer according to its developers. Senior writer Mary Anne Gill was there and talked to residents. Life changing. That’s how Yan Zhung described moving into her own house in Peake...
Wellbeing in public housing vs. private rentals

Wellbeing in public housing vs. private rentals

Summary More than 24 thousand households in Aotearoa NZ are assessed as being in serious housing need. Many of these households include children whose current and future wellbeing is likely to be impaired by living in precarious housing conditions. This Briefing...
Affordable rental housing shrinking compared to population rise

Affordable rental housing shrinking compared to population rise

The number of affordable houses available for renters is shrinking as the population rises, new research shows. The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) commissioned the survey which showed the overall stock of affordable rental housing decreased between one and five...