Housing is a human right

Auckland collective welcomes Housing First expansion

Auckland collective welcomes Housing First expansion

The announcement by Government to expand Housing First into more areas where there is the most need included funding for the Housing First Auckland collective to end homelessness for 100 more chronically homeless people. This takes the number of people the collective is funded to support from 472 to 572.

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Homelessness still needs a national strategy

Homelessness still needs a national strategy

Social development agency Lifewise commends Bill Englishs acknowledgement of the Housing First collective and its delivery of tangible results, and states that the Government still needs a nationwide strategy to tackle the problem.

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“I never believed this could happen for me”

“I never believed this could happen for me”

News story from Lifewise and the Auckland City Mission: two of the five services that make up the Auckland Housing First collective. The Auckland City Centre programme has supported 16 people into permanent homes since it launched in March this year.

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