PHOTO: SUPPLIED – A map showing Wellington City Council’s Arlington sites. Development of site two is almost complete. Housing New Zealand look set to take over developing sites one and three.
The Government looks set to step in to help Wellington sort out its social housing shortage.
Wellington City Council is set to sign a deal with Housing New Zealand (HNZ) that will see the council’s vacant Arlington sites set up for about 300 homes, including KiwiBuild.
A failed partnership bid and funding issues has delayed the council development, but it is understood the state housing provider will now step in and sign a long-term lease for two of the Arlington sites for 99 years.
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