85 days ago

Poll: Do you support the city council's move to help deliver affordable housing?

Matt Bowen Reporter from Waikato Times

Hi everyone,

A housing shakeup is planned for Waikato, aimed at helping people get out of unstable renting situations.

At its heart is a trust which would own land and charge a "peppercorn lease" to people who own or rent houses on it.

Hamilton City Council is setting aside $2 million to start the trust and has been talking with various community groups - but hopes it will attract more contributors and go Waikato-wide.

What do you think of the plan? Should the city council be tackling these kinds of issues?

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Do you support the city council's move to help deliver affordable housing?
  • 49.2% Great idea, I support this
    49.2% Complete
  • 39.2% Bad idea, I don't support this
    39.2% Complete
  • 11.5% I'm not sure
    11.5% Complete
130 votes
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