Housing is a human right

“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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Housing First Auckland gets $3.7m to tackle chronic homelessless

Housing First Auckland gets $3.7m to tackle chronic homelessless

A south Auckland family found living in their car are among those helped as part of a project tackling chronic homelessness. Housing First Auckland is a joint initiative between the Government, Auckland Council and five community social housing providers. Manukau-based social housing provider LinkPeople​ is leading the efforts in south Auckland.

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The secret to fixing homelessness in Auckland

The secret to fixing homelessness in Auckland

Sam Tsemberis is an expert at getting homeless people off the streets, compassionately. His secret? Giving them a place to live. Finlay Macdonald sat down with Dr Tsemberis while he was in New Zealand recently and asked him more about Housing First and how it works.

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