Wellington City Council social housing shakeup starts with sale of 13 properties

 

PHOTO: SUPPLIED – The 20-year, $400 million joint council/crown project was used to upgrade Wellington City Council’s social housing, such as the Kotuku apartments. 

Thirteen homes for Wellington’s most needy are going on the private market, and more are expected to follow as the city council faces “commercial realities”.

Wellington City Council has already spent the $220 million it received from the government 10 years ago in a partnership deal to redevelop its social housing stock – but that money was supposed to last another 10 years.

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