Research completed as part of the Council’s Central City Residential Programme (Project 8011) indicates that the current Central City housing stock is more attractive to some types of people, such as young professionals.
The Council supports alternative residential development projects that bring a diversity of housing typologies, tenures and price points (including community and affordable housing) to the Central City in various ways.
An alternative housing provider delivers housing projects via an alternative approach to the standard market-led, for profit model of housing delivery. Examples include community housing, papakāinga housing, co-housing and alternative tenure models such as community land trusts, rent to own and shared equity schemes.
If you are interested in pursuing or exploring alternative housing, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Council’s policies prioritise housing as a human right and consider it to be a vital community infrastructure (Housing Policy 2016, Community Housing Strategy 2021 to 2031). We currently offer the following direct support to alternative housing providers:
As part of the Central City Residential Programme, work is underway to consider the:
If you would like more information about the above support for alternative housing providers and projects, please contact email@example.com