The Pacific Housing initiative is part of a government response to the growing housing needs of Pacific people in Aotearoa.
The Wellbeing Budget 2020 provides up to $41.315 million that the Ministry will distribute over the next four years to lay the foundations and provide skills required for Pacific peoples to gain improved housing conditions and home ownership.
This investment will be used to deliver change across four streams:
Two streams went live in February 2021:
- The Pacific Financial Capability Fund was available for eligible organisations to deliver Financial Building Capability Services to 1,200 Pacific families and communities over the next four years.
- The Pacific Community Housing Provider Registration Programme was open for applications for a provider to support up to six Pacific organisations to build their capability to become registered Community Housing Providers over an initial term of two years.