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Social Housing Reform Programme (SHRP)

The Social Housing Reform Programme

The Social Housing Reform Programme will increase the supply of social housing in New Zealand. It builds on a number of measures taken over recent years to provide more New Zealanders in need with quality and affordable housing. The key objectives of the programme are:

  • Ensure social housing is the right design and size, and in the right place for people who need it
  • Increase affordable housing supply
  • Ensure people who need housing support can get it and receive social services that meet their needs
  • Encourage and develop more diverse ownership of social housing, with more innovation and responsiveness to tenants and communities
  • Help social housing tenants to independence, as appropriate.

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What's new

New report shows over $6m a day spent in housing support
20 April 2007

Social Housing Quarterly Report available
The Social Housing Quarterly provides key facts and data on social housing.
20 April 2017

Govt releases EOI for Christchurch transfer
10 April 2017

Social Housing update from Scott Gallacher
7 April 2017

New landlord for 1140 Tauranga Housing NZ tenants
24 March 2017

Housing First launches to help Auckland’s homeless
23 March 2017

2015 Review of Social Housing Reform Programme
1 March 2017

Housing register underscores importance of reform
20 January 2017

Emergency housing initiative supporting struggling New Zealanders
19 January 2017


Data on social housing

This data will help with a better understanding of the social-housing sector, and inform parties who may be interested in playing a greater role in social housing and related services.

This information on the social-housing sector is provided for general information. It should not be relied upon for any legal or commercial purposes, and the Crown accepts no responsibility for any consequences resulting from reliance on this information.