“…Westpac is involved in an affordable housing forum next month – and offers Welcome home loans in conjunction with Housing New Zealand to help low income people who wouldn’t meet standard lending criteria.
Apart from some critical infrastructure assets public-private partnerships were the way forward, Frazis said.
There would always be a role for government in providing social housing. ”But the more other entities you get involved the more innovative the ideas are.”
There were many ways to do it, such as lower construction and design costs, and different kinds of investment opportunities…”
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