Library.

Our library is being added to all the time. Here you’ll find a selection of our project outputs, including reports and infographics. If you would like to know more about any of our reports or services, please get in touch.

 
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International case studies of social
and affordable housing

Client: Local Government New Zealand

Abstract:
Valuable insight can be gained by investigating how local government in other countries stimulate the supply of housing, where needed, within their areas of influence. This research presents three case studies of international social and affordable housing provision in England, Australia, and Ireland; and the role played by local government in each.

Outputs:
Download the infographics here

 
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Waste Not, Want Not: Food Insecurity in Wairarapa

Client:
Connecting Communities Wairarapa.

Abstract:
Despite the perceived abundance of food in New Zealand, surprising levels of food insecurity are evident in some regions across the country. This research defines what food insecurity is and establishes if access to food is an issue in Wairarapa. It draws on the experiences of local social service agencies and existing food initiatives to understand the scale of community need for food at a local level.

Outputs:
Download the infographic here
Read the full report here

 
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LOCAL GOVERNMENT Social Housing Toolkit

Client: Local Government New Zealand

Abstract:
As at November 2018, local government owned 12,881 housing units, representing 16% of the total social housing stock in New Zealand. This Social Housing Toolkit provides a range of tools for local government as they consider their role in social housing and how best to address housing challenges. It includes tools to quantify demand for, and enable the supply of, social housing within local government jurisdictions.

Outputs:
Read the full report here

 
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Planning Barriers for Prefabricated Housing

Client: Funded from the Building Research Levy

Abstract:
Prefabricated housing has been identified as a key enabler to increase the supply of quality housing across New Zealand. This research assesses whether prefabricated housing is treated differently to non-prefabricated housing in district and city plans across the country, to identify whether additional planning barriers for prefabricated housing exist.

Outputs:
Download the infographic here
Read the full report here