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The Government’s announcement this morning to significantly invest in Housing First recognises the work of services such as The People’s Project in Hamilton, and the significant work happening within other Housing First services throughout the country.
A dedicated service for people sleeping rough in Tauranga will be established in the CBD following the announcement today from the Associate Minister of Housing and Urban Development that The People’s Project will deliver a Housing First service in the city.
Ten years on from the 2007 ‘Responding to Homelessness in Aotearoa New Zealand’, the 2017 edition of Parity magazine, the Australian Council to Homeless Persons produce has produced a 2017 anniversary edition. This publication is a point-in-time record of how we have responded to the increases in homelessness since the first publication was produced.
Today’s announcement by Government to expand Housing First services into more areas where there is the most need included $500,000 over two years to continue the successful work of The People’s Project in Hamilton.
As Hamilton’s rental prices rise, desperate families are turning to homeless advocates The People’s Project for a home.