Grant for new affordable housing development
27. June 2023
The Nelson Tasman Housing Trust has received a $1.2 million grant from the Nelson City Council for a planned new affordable housing development in Nelson South.

Survey shows big rise in housing need
06. June 2023
The number of households in Nelson and Richmond needing affordable housing has grown 50% over the past 4 years, our Housing Need surveys show.

New rental homes in Tāhunanui opened
04. April 2023
Our new affordable housing development in Tāhunanui was officially opened today and tenants will move in soon after Easter. The five homes in Muritai St are for families and people on low incomes. There are four 2-bedroom homes and one 4-bedroom home, all designed to be warm, dry and energy-efficient. This development received significant support from the Nelson City Council, which provided a $850,000 grant, and a private philanthropic donor provided a matching donation. Donations were also...

Collaborative effort secures bike for tenant
14. March 2023
One of our tenants now has wheels to get to school, thanks to a collaborative effort by the Nelson Tasman Housing Trust and Bike Hub Nelson.

Housing need in Richmond highlighted
22. December 2022
NTHT director Carrie Mozena highlights the need for more social and affordable housing in Richmond in a media interview.

Planned NTHT development receives council funding
06. September 2022
A grant from the Nelson City Council will enable the Nelson Tasman Housing Trust to press ahead with a planned development of 10 new affordable rental homes in Dodson Valley, Atawhai. The council has approved a grant of $1 million to the project, from its Housing Reserve fund. It also granted $1 million to Habitat for Humanity Nelson for a planned development of affordable rental homes in central Nelson. Nelson Tasman Housing Trust director Carrie Mozena said the trust appreciated the grant,...

New site secured for more homes
02. August 2022
We are delighted to announce that we've signed a contract to buy two properties in Totara St, Nelson, on which we plan to build six new rental homes. The sites at 6 and 8 Totara St are being sold by the Nelson City Council. Each section currently has a single old house on it. Our plan is to redevelop these adjoining sections and build a mix of two, three and four-bedroom homes (see image above). NTHT director Carrie Mozena says this is a great location for families, close to the Victory...

Pitch to unlock housing funding
01. August 2022
The Nelson Tasman Housing Trust recently joined forces with Habitat for Humanity Nelson to make a pitch to the Nelson City Council to allocate more of its Housing Reserve funding. In our joint presentation to councillors, we asked for $1 million for each community housing provider, which would enable us to leverage more funding and build a total of 25 new affordable homes. The council allocated $1.85 million to both providers last year as part of the first phase of allocations from its Housing...

Council grants funds for housing development
18. April 2022
The Nelson City Council has announced a grant for the Nelson Tasman Housing Trust's latest housing development in Tahunanui.

Survey highlights huge housing need
29. March 2022
The need for affordable and public housing continues to grow, a recent survey on housing need by the Nelson Tasman Housing Trust shows.

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