It's about ending homelessness,
not managing it!

Housing First Christchurch supports people who have been homeless long-term to access housing quickly.

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Housing First supports people in need to access housing quickly. The approach is simple: Provide the housing first, then provide ongoing wrap-around supports that enable people to achieve their goals.

Housing First is unique because it offers individuals and families who have been homeless long-term a home first, and then provides them with additional supports and services for as long as they are needed.

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A win-win for Landlords

We take responsibility for your property and manage it on your behalf. We guarantee the rent for the length of the tenancy.
We do not charge a management fee.
Our support services work with tenants on their goals, visiting weekly.

We offer a comprehensive service for any landlord enquiries or complaints. Evidence from the US, UK, and Canada shows that this approach to tackling homelessness is more successful and cost-effective.

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“Hokia ki ōu maunga, kia purea e koe e ngā hau a Tāwhirimātea”  (Return to your ancestral mountains, so you may be cleansed by the winds of Tāwhirimātea)

This design was inspired by the depth of this particular whakatauākī, which in turn helps one to understand the trials that us as people go through and how we as Māori believe in one way that we are capable of overcoming these. 

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