Overseas investors not welcome to buy Christchurch state hou
State Housing Action Network
7 December 2016
Overseas investors not welcome to buy Christchurch state houses
The news that Housing New Zealand is holding an “invite-only” seminar in Sydney next week for potential buyers of state houses in Christchurch is an outrage.
In the middle of a housing crisis where families are living in the sand hills in East Christchurch; in cars and parks; under bridges and doubled up in small homes the government wants to walk away.
But only the government has the resources and capacity to build the homes needed by New Zealand families.
They are putting greedy foreign corporates ahead of the desperate housing needs of New Zealanders.
Christchurch will not stand idly by while National asset stripes the city of state houses.
This is the wake-up call the city needs.
SHAN is working with Housing Action Canterbury to make the sale of state houses the number one issue in Christchurch for the general election next year.
It’s an issue the city will win against the