Community funding and support

Housing for older people

Auckland Council's Housing for Older People (HfOP) rental units are now managed by Haumaru Housing.

Haumaru Housing is a new joint venture established by Auckland Council and The Selwyn Foundation. This will ensure the long-term provision of affordable housing services for older people in Auckland.

You can speak to Haumaru Housing about all enquiries including tenancy, maintenance and application requests.

 

Contact Haumaru Housing

Phone: 0800 430 101
Email: info@haumaruhousing.co.nz
Website: haumaruhousing.co.nz

 

Why did the council set up Haumaru Housing?

In 2015 we wanted to look at ways of improving the delivery of social housing for older residents.

Through the Long-term Plan and a special consultation process, the council decided to set up a partnership with a specialist provider. We have transferred the management of our 1412 units to a joint venture company that would improve and develop the portfolio.

This approach aims to:

  • improve the quality of units
  • assess whether villages are in the right locations to meet residents' needs and look at development opportunities
  • enable access to government subsidies, for those that qualify, that couldn't be accessed by councils.

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