Building Momentum cover Building Momentum - our construction plan for future homes

It’s time to change. Housing more New Zealanders means we have to think differently to deliver quality state homes, at a faster rate, and with better outcomes for our customers, the communities in which we work, and the wider construction industry.

procurement Procurement - supplying goods and services to us

Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities is always looking for suppliers who are innovative, reliable and cost effective.

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Housing acceleration fund 140469314 Housing Acceleration Fund

The Housing Acceleration Fund aims to increase the pace and scale of housing supply, and improve affordability of homes for low- to moderate- income households.

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Residential earthquake prone building Residential Earthquake-Prone Building Financial Assistance Scheme

The loan scheme will help unit owner-occupiers in residential earthquake prone buildings, in areas of high seismic risk, facing hardship over earthquake strengthening costs.

Kainga Ora Consentium DSC 3894hi Consentium – Building Consent Authority

To ensure Kāinga Ora can continue to scale up the delivery of warm and dry state homes, we have established our own Building Consent Authority.

Hobsonville Point DJI 0213 Our major housing programmes

Kāinga Ora invests in a range of programmes to meet the housing needs of New Zealanders. Our biggest contributions are through the provision of public and supported housing, followed by the supply of affordable homes and land for market housing.

Bridge Street community development Community Group Housing

Helping provide residential and non residential community housing.

Welcoming Event 33 Our work in communities

We partner with communities to understand how best to meet urban development, renewal and housing needs, and inform residents and stakeholders at every stage of our development plans.

Partnership and Engagement banner He Toa Takitini – our Partnership and Engagement Framework

Under the Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities Act 2019 we have been given the mandate to do things differently – working alongside others for better shared outcomes, asking people to come into our decision making, and doing things with people, not ‘to them’.

Specified Development Project

There’s a new pathway for complex urban development projects in New Zealand.

Requests for Expressions of Interest

Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities is a Crown entity. It invites Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified property development organisations for appointment to projects.

Public Housing Roles and Responsibilities

It’s important to understand the different roles that Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities and the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) have in the provision of public housing.

Leasing my house through Kāinga Ora

From time to time, Kāinga Ora will lease a property to meet demand for suitable houses in certain areas.

Forgiving Housing Innovation Fund Suspensory Loans and Grants

The Government introduced the Housing Innovation Fund (HIF) in 2003 to support the growth of third sector social housing in New Zealand.

Advocating on behalf of customers

Before you can advocate on behalf of a Kāinga Ora customer, you will need their permission before we can discuss their case with you.