It’s the sale of the century: 230ha to 270ha of Auckland public or state house land is being sold to private or sharemarket-listed developers, to build free-market homes across the city.
…at a time when we are hitting a new high of 27,234 waiting on housing emergency lists, the Government is green lighting an enormous state housing privatisation campaign to sell properties to corporate landlords with the promise that the market will somehow save us.
Labour entered Parliament with 5000 on the emergency housing list, it’s now 27, 234.
Their Housing response in the budget was a joke.
- $221m for Affordable Housing Fund
- $1b to support public and transitional housing
- $355m for redesigning emergency housing system
- $75m for Homelessness Action Plan
The $221m for Affordable Housing Fund is to get the children of the middle class into their first home. The other three amounts are for state housing and social housing providers and if taken together ($1.43b) would build just 5,000 homes – in practice a hell of a lot less.
…so the solution now is selling 270ha of public land to private interests to enable corporate landlords.
That’s Labour’s solution?
A mass privatisation agenda to fund state housing???
This is so deplorable, where the fuck are the Ministers? And why the fuck aren’t they belong grilled?
When the Left understands what they’ve done here, there will be an eruption of anger.
I smell the mediocrity of Megan Woods!
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Original Source: https://thedailyblog.co.nz/2022/06/03/breaking-mass-state-house-privatisation-green-lit-by-labour/