This briefing was prepared for the incoming Minister of Housing and Urban Development. It has been proactively released.
Some information has been redacted, consistent with section 9(2)(f)(iv) of the Official Information Act 1982: "maintain the constitutional conventions for the time being which protect - the confidentiality of advice tendered by Ministers of the Crown and officials".
Housing New Zealand’s role is to provide healthy, warm and dry homes to New Zealanders who are most in need. Our responsibility to the Crown is to ensure that our investment portfolio responds to demand and achieves best value for money.
Housing New Zealand’s role is to provide warm, dry homes to those New Zealanders who are most in need. Its aim is to be the social housing provider of choice as other providers start to play a greater part within the sector.
The Government’s decision to focus our resources on housing individuals and families most in need while they need our support is allowing us to concentrate on improving our core business and streamlining our operations.
The Corporation’s role is to provide safe, warm, and dry homes for people in the greatest need. Over the last 2 years the Government has focused the Corporation’s work more tightly on managing state homes and tenancies in a financially constrained environment.