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Accessible Properties celebrates two years in Tauranga

2019-04-03T12:50:32+00:00April 3rd, 2019|

Development currently underway at 878 Cameron Road. The two original houses on the site were demolished to make way for six new 2-bedroom units, due for completion June 2019. On April 1 Accessible Properties (APNZL) celebrated two years since taking over the majority of Tauranga’s former Housing New Zealand portfolio. APNZL is proud [...]

Not-for-profits put people’s needs first

2019-02-01T11:07:57+00:00February 1st, 2019|

  Media Release 31 January 2018 Accessible Properties (APNZL) shares the concerns of Community Housing advocates that the current Government policy to sign-up for-profit developers as public housing providers is a recipe for disaster. APNZL supports the view that government investment in public housing is best achieved through not-for-profit organisations putting people’s needs first. "The [...]

Pukehinahina/Gate Pa Tenants talk with APNZL

2019-02-01T11:59:57+00:00January 23rd, 2019|

Betty Blockley was one of three winners of a $100 grocery voucher. Betty says she will use the money to bake the APNZL team a cake! In January Accessible Properties Tauranga invited 150 of our Pukehinahina/Gate Pa tenants to tell us about their community – the level of engagement [...]

Five new homes for people with disabilities

2018-12-03T15:34:50+00:00December 3rd, 2018|

This September Accessible Properties opened five new homes in Massey, Auckland as part of the city’s new Moire Road development – the first of more than 100 homes Accessible Properties has planned across Auckland. These first five homes were built as a joint venture partnership between Ngāti Whātua Orākei and Fletcher Living, delivering 200 [...]

Chris Ah Honi, selected for the 2019 AHI Professional Excellence in Housing Awards Committee

2019-02-01T12:00:43+00:00August 29th, 2018|

Chris Ah Honi, Accessible Properties Asset Manager We are proud to announce that Accessible Properties Asset Manager Chris Ah Honi has been selected to judge the 2019 Australasian Housing Institute (AHI) Professional Excellence in Housing Awards. In this role, Chris will help to select and celebrate the best people, organisations and projects [...]

Accessible Properties is now a referring agency for the Tauranga Food Bank

2018-07-30T16:45:55+00:00July 30th, 2018|

Accessible Properties has been accepted as a referring agency for the Tauranga Food Bank. This means that your Tenancy Manager can refer you directly for assistance by way of food parcels. Once referred, Accessible Properties tenants are eligible for three food parcels in a 12 month period, no questions asked. Tauranga Food Bank will provide [...]

Tauranga organisations learn from award winning community project

2018-06-20T16:39:40+00:00June 20th, 2018|

Accessible Properties not only provide housing, but we are also committed to supporting communities. It’s not just about putting a roof over someone’s head; it’s about improving the wellbeing of our tenants and supporting long-term successful inclusive living in a community. We recently invited Dave and Denise Tims to Tauranga to share their experiences as [...]

Accessible Properties committed to providing quality houses and great tenancy services

2018-06-08T17:37:16+00:00June 8th, 2018|

Accessible Properties would like to emphasise its commitment to providing high-quality housing for people in need. Since taking over the Tauranga portfolio from Housing New Zealand in 2017, we have started work to address identified defects and a significant amount of deferred maintenance required to bring the stock up to the standard we would expect [...]

Accessible Properties Welcomes Budget Recognition

2018-05-18T13:03:23+00:00May 18th, 2018|

Accessible Properties welcomes the Government’s recognition within the 2018 budget of the vital role community housing providers have in New Zealand’s housing sector but says Government now needs to follow through. The budget announcement included an additional $234 million in operating funding for public housing. “Accessible Properties welcomes the opportunity to partner with Government to achieve [...]

More Accessible Properties tenants eligible for the Community Services Card

2018-05-18T12:59:02+00:00May 18th, 2018|

With the announcement of the latest budget, the Community Services Card is being extended to all New Zealanders receiving an accommodation supplement or income related rent subsidy. The aim is to improve access to affordable, high quality health services for young people and for people in need. The extension of the Community Services Card means [...]