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Housing Research

When WRAP was first formed, we needed to understand the problem in Whaingaroa – what’s our current shortage of affordable housing, how many homes will we need in the future to meet predicted demand and what’s the impact on our community of what we know is a high cost of houses to buy or rent.

In order to enlist support from regional or central government and to be able to describe what we need to potential investors or partners, we need accurate information. We can also measure our progress by knowing where we started and how much impact we’ve made.

Our work so far: