Information for housing providers

Information and resources for property owners, landlords, and providers of emergency and social housing.

Property owners and landlords

Advice on making your property accessible, and maintaining healthy living conditions.

Emergency housing providers

Information emergency housing providers contracted with the Ministry need to help them deliver their service.

Social housing providers

Read about becoming a registered social housing provider and find the forms and guidelines to be used by social housing providers with the Ministry for IRRS tenancies.

Social housing register

The social housing register is published on a quarterly basis and gives the number of eligible applicants for social housing properties or transfers between social housing properties at a specific date.

MSD IRRS purchasing intentions

MSD has released information on how and where the Ministry expects to fund social housing tenancies through income related rent subsidy (IRRS). This is a guide only and can help social housing providers make investment decisions on what properties and of what configuration are needed in which locations for the years ahead.

A new approach to matching clients on the social housing register

The Ministry of Social Development is now trying a different approach to how people on the social housing register are referred to providers and matched with properties in select suburbs in West and South Auckland.

Registration of Interest for extra social housing tenancies in Auckland

The Ministry has released a Registration of Interest (ROI) on GETS for extra social housing tenancies in Auckland.

The ROI asks for innovative proposals from registered community housing providers, or organisations that can achieve registration.

The ROI closes 5 February 2015, and MSD will follow this with a formal Request for Proposal in March or April 2015.

Emerge Aotearoa contracted services (Auckland)

Emerge Aotearoa should complete the following form for clients referred to their service and again when a client exits their service, and upload the form to ShareFile.

Panel of community housing providers for Auckland social housing services

MSD invites community housing providers to join a panel with the aim to simplify and speed up their ability to participate in the provision of social housing.

MSD 2016 Purchasing Strategy

MSD has released its latest information on how and where the Ministry expects to fund social housing tenancies through the income-related rent subsidy (IRRS).  This is a guide only and can help social housing providers make investment decisions on what type of properties are needed in which locations for the next four years.