Emergency housing providers

Information for accommodation providers working with or wanting to work with the Ministry of Social Development to help clients needing emergency housing.

Contracted emergency housing providers

This page includes information for emergency housing providers with contracts with the Ministry to provide emergency housing places for up to 12 weeks.

Other suppliers of emergency accommodation

This page sets out information for suppliers of temporary accommodation for MSD’s clients where the client’s costs for accommodation are being paid by an Emergency Housing Special Needs Grant. This accommodation may include hostels and motels. 

Interested in becoming an emergency housing provider?

Do you have vacancies that could be used by clients needing somewhere temporary to live? If you haven’t already, please contact the manager of your local MSD service centre so that they are aware of your services

Note – in these cases a client’s accommodation may be paid by the Ministry using the Emergency Housing Special Needs Grant.

In order to receive payments on behalf of a client, you will need to be a registered MSD supplier.