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Event: The Housing Crisis - Can it be solved?
When: 5.30pm-7.15pm, Thursday, 26 July 2018
Where: St Peters on Willis, cnr of Willis and Ghuznee Sts, Wellington
St Peter’s on Willis Ngā Kōrero speaker series continues!
This time we are asking:
Can the Housing Crisis be solved?
What is Wrong with Housing?
Housing! Can we put it right?
Hon Phil Twyford, Minister for Housing and Urban Development and Transport
Kay Saville-Smith, Director of CRESA (Centre for Research, Evaluation and Social Analysis)
Taimalieutu Kiwi Tamasese, Coordinator Pacific Section, Family Centre
Paul Gilberd, New Zealand Housing Foundation
This event is free and all are welcome. Please register here.
Three new publications available
18 July 2018: Three new publications are available from the team at Improving the architecture of decision-making. These are: Tenure insecurity and exclusion: older people in New Zealand’s rental market; Revitalising the production of lower value homes: Researching dynamics and outcomes; and Declining egalitarianism and the battle for affordable housing in New Zealand. All three papers were presented at the European Network of Housing Researchers Conference in Uppsala, Sweden, 27-29 June 2018.
Government Minister says elderly housing needs cannot be overlooked
18 July 2018: What is the future of housing for our elderly? Minister for Seniors Tracey Martin weighs in on the affordable housing debate. Stuff article which includes reference to a paper written by BBHTC's Dr Kay Saville-Smith and Dr Bev James, as part of a consultation process about the ageing population, highlighting how New Zealand's future older population will mostly live in rentals, as home ownership rates have continued to fall over the last 15 years.
Image: Architecture of Decision-Making Principal Investigator Dr Kay Saville-Smith.