8 May 2019

Ten affordable homes planned for Maraenui

From Morning Report, 8:44 am on 8 May 2019

Housing New Zealand has revealed plans to build ten affordable homes in Napier's poorest suburb where state homes once stood. There's been a desperate shortage of housing in Maraenui since 92 state homes were demolished seven years ago, leaving a sprawl of empty lots across the suburb. And while some are glad that new homes will finally fill at least some of those empty spaces, others are questioning whether they'll actually be affordable, or suitable. Here's our Hawke's Bay reporter, Anusha Bradley.