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?

Read more here

Image
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
More messages from your neighbours
1 hour ago

Elections 2019 interviews etc

Lance from Claudelands

For some (about 19) interviews of candidates in the election have a look at www.youtube.com...

1 day ago

WATCH: How Mr & Mrs Gock Saved the Kumara

The Team from Play Stuff

Play Stuff Short Doco: When New Zealand gave two young Chinese refugees citizenship in the 1940’s they found an unlikely way to return the gift – by saving the almighty kumara. Watch now

Image
13 hours ago

Will you be watching the first NZ rugby game on Saturday?

The team Reporter from Hamilton Press

If you're hoping to fire up the barbie ahead of the rugby this weekend, you're in for some good weather!

The sun is expected to shine across most of the country on Saturday, with the warmest day being Sunday due to northwesterly winds.

What are your weekend plans? Will you be watching the first NZ game?

Image