Latest development – Houses in Maunu, Whangarei

When the Trust first started, it purchased eight existing houses and modified them.  Unbelievably those houses are now ten years old – so the Trust has decided to slowly sell them off, and with each sale purchase land and build two to replace one!  That will not only increase the housing stock available, it will […]

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Lesley Greig in her living room, holding her pet cat.

Profile: Tenant Lesley Greig

Moving into her new home has made a world of difference for 42-year-old Lesley Greig who now sees a whole new, and brighter, future ahead.

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Success! First Auckland housing project completed

Housing project in Auckland successful

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Progress on the Auckland project

Completion of the purchase of the sections will happen by the end of February 2014 and the builders are lined up ready to get straight underway with building the houses … its all starting to happen in Auckland!!

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Housing scheme for disabled wins high praise

In 2007 the Whangarei Accessible Housing Trust got underway with a $2m grant from Housing New Zealand enabling it to buy its first 8 homes and modify them to suit the needs of disabled people. Housing scheme for disabled wins high praise

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New project seeks to solve housing woes

Check out this article on the launch of the Whangarei Accessible Housing Trust New project seeks to solve housing woes

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Unique investment opportunity

Have you ever considered the fact that disabled housing offers a unique investment opportunity.  Where else would you find long-term tenants, guaranteed rent and an untapped market  … Check out this blog article by Jennie Vickers on opportunities for investors in disabled housing.  

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Time to tackle the Auckland housing problem!

Everyone said it couldn’t be done – but while everyone avoids the need for social housing in Auckland, the reality is the need just gets bigger. Conscious of how desperate the Auckland housing situation is, and how much more desperate for people with disabilities, the Whangarei Accessible Housing Trust has launched its latest housing project in Auckland.  Click […]

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Opening of 20th house in Whangarei

How exciting, 20 houses and more importantly 20 families who can now live independently because their environment allows them to.  Click here to read about our amazing day!

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