State paid $3k a week for ‘uninhabitable’ houses

A Newsroom investigation reveals a Ministry of Social Development initiative to provide emergency housing made the housing crisis worse and enriched a small set of landlords and real estate agents A former Harcourts property manager in South Auckland has blown the whistle on an emergency housing scheme where a group of landlords were paid up to $3000 a week Read more about State paid $3k a week for ‘uninhabitable’ houses[…]