Projects tagged with Housing & Homelessness
149 results found
8 Feb 2018
This research looks at residential movements in New Zealand. Previous studies have linked frequent movement with poor outcomes for the affected individuals and their families, including poor education and health outcomes. Frequent residential moves, especially involuntary ones, can also worsen physical and mental wellbeing and...
Having a safe and secure home in good condition is essential for people's well-being and quality of life. Providing houses for people who are struggling to secure appropriate accommodation is an important public service. In New Zealand, social housing includes state houses owned by Housing New Zealand...
20 Jul 2017
At the request of the Minister of Finance, Superu commissioned research into the cost of land use regulations on house prices in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. This research was commissioned from the Ministerial Social Sector Research Fund, which is...
The Household Incomes Report provides information on the material wellbeing of New Zealanders as indicated by their household incomes from all sources from 1982 to 2016. The report uses data from Statistics New Zealand’s 2015-16 Household Economic Survey (HES) to update the previous report in the series which...
Topics: Literature review, Methodology, Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
The Living Standards research is an ongoing research programme that aims to develop a comprehensive description of the living standards of New Zealanders using non-income measures of material wellbeing and hardship. Policy makers, researchers, community groups, government agencies and citizens more generally have a strong...
28 Jun 2017
This research measures trends in the housing costs and incomes of Accommodation Supplement recipients over the last decade. It was undertaken to inform the Ministry of Social Development’s advice for Budget 2017.
This test case is the first in a series of building blocks that will help inform future government social investment priorities and decision-making, to help create better outcomes for New Zealanders in need. Using data in the Statistics New Zealand Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI), the test case estimated...
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Auckland University of Technology was contracted by the Ministry of Health to evaluate whether changes made to auditing processes have improved outcomes for people living in age residential care facilities. The evaluation was conducted from December 2015 to June 2016 and used a variety of data sources. Over...
9 Jun 2016
with: Statistics New Zealand
This paper explores the changes in tenure patterns (home ownership and renting) between 1986 and 2013, but focuses particularly on changes within the Māori and Pacific populations. We also look briefly at tenure patterns for earlier years in order to show the contrasting patterns in home ownership for Māori and the rest of the...
with: Statistics New Zealand
Topics: Research, Housing & Homelessness, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
Two’s a crowd: Living alone in New Zealand explores the socio-economic characteristics and social well-being of New Zealanders who live alone, using data from the 1986–2013 Censuses and 2014 New Zealand General Social Survey (NZGSS). In 2013, 11 percent of New Zealand’s population, or 355,...
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