Housing Subcommittee

Agenda

 

 

Notice of Meeting:

An ordinary meeting of the Housing Subcommittee will be held on:

 

Date:                                     Friday 10 November 2017

Time:                                    11am

Venue:                                 Committee Room 1, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch

 

 

Membership

Chairperson

Members

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Vicki Buck

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Yani Johanson

 

 

2 November 2017

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Lester Wolfreys

Head of Community Support, Governance & Partnerships

 

Elizabeth Hovell

Hearings Adviser

941 8637

elizabeth.hovell@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Housing Subcommittee

10 November 2017

 

Housing Subcommittee - Terms of Reference

 

Chair

Councillor Livingstone

Membership

Councillor Buck,  Councillor Clearwater, Councillor Galloway, Councillor Johanson

Quorum

Half of the members if the number of members (including vacancies) is even, or a majority of members if the number of members (including vacancies) is odd.

Meeting Cycle

As required

Reports To

Social, Community Development and Housing Committee

 

 

Responsibilities

The Housing Subcommittee is responsible for:

·         Examining a broad range of issues including homelessness, youth housing, emergency housing, social housing, the future of Council’s housing stock, housing affordability schemes for first home buyers, the rental market and housing density

·         Reviewing and advising on housing policy, legislation and related issues.

·         Overseeing the Council’s housing asset management including Otautahi lease and reporting matters

·         Providing advice on particular housing matters that support Council’s decision making across the continuum of social, affordable and market housing, including innovative housing solutions that will increase the supply of affordable housing

·         Facilitating collaborative action across the continuum of social, affordable and market housing with Central Government agencies, e.g. Ministry for Business, Innovation and Enterprise (MBIE), Ministry of Social Development (MSD), The Tenants Protection Association (TPA), NGO’s, Te Wai Pounamu Community Housing Providers Network, Housing NZ Corporation (HNZC), Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) and providers of mental health accommodation, Department of Corrections, representatives from the disability sector, and NZ Coalition to End Homelessness (NZCEH)

·         Monitoring the delivery of the Housing Policy 2016 priority actions across its 8 key goals

·         Overseeing the Council’s actions in relation to housing from the Greater Christchurch Partnership (UDSIC) Strategy

·         Overseeing the Social Housing Strategy 2007

·         Support Council’s participation and leadership within the Christchurch Housing Accord. 

 

The Subcommittee will work in close collaboration and partnership with the community, government and private sectors to find new ways and set clear targets to address housing issues including increasing the supply of affordable and social housing in Christchurch.

 

The Subcommittee will report back to, and obtain its strategic direction and priorities from the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee on all aspects considered under these terms of reference.

 

 

 


Housing Subcommittee

10 November 2017

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

C       1.       Apologies.......................................................................................................................... 4

B       2.       Declarations of Interest................................................................................................... 4

C       3.       Confirmation of Previous Minutes................................................................................. 4

B       4.       Public Forum.................................................................................................................... 4

B       5.       Deputations by Appointment........................................................................................ 4

B       6.       Presentation of Petitions................................................................................................ 4

B       7.       Christchurch Housing Initiative...................................................................................... 4

B       8.       Housing First Proposal..................................................................................................... 4

B       9.       Briefing from Head of Property...................................................................................... 4

B       10.     Prioritisation of Work Programme................................................................................ 4

   

 


Housing Subcommittee

10 November 2017

 

 

1.   Apologies

At the close of the agenda no apologies had been received.

2.   Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of the need to be vigilant and to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as an elected representative and any private or other external interest they might have.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Attached are the notes from the Housing Subcommittee meeting held on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 (refer page 5). 

4.   Public Forum

A period for up to 30 minutes may be available for people to spend for up to five minutes on any issue that is not the subject of a separate hearing process.  It is intended the public forum session will be held at 11am.  

 

Kyle Sutherland will present to the Subcommittee about the Tiny House Movement

5.   Deputations by Appointment

There were no deputations by appointment at the time the agenda was prepared. 

6.   Presentation of Petitions

There were no petitions received at the time the agenda was prepared.  

7.   Christchurch Housing Initiative

Paul Cottam will verbally update the Subcommittee.

8.   Housing First Proposal

Paul Cottam will verbally update the Subcommittee.

9.   Briefing from Head of Property

Bruce Rendall will verbally update the Subcommittee.

 

At the meeting of 17 October 2017 the Housing Subcommittee requested that the Head of Property brief the subcommittee on targets scenarios to increase or reintroducing social housing stock, finance options and rates impact to the November subcommittee meeting.

10.   Prioritisation of Work Programme

       The work programme is included in the minutes from the 17 October 2017 meeting (attached as page 8 of the agenda).

 

 


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Housing Subcommittee

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Tuesday 17 October 2017

Time:                                    1.37 pm

Venue:                                 CCHL Boardroom, Level 2, 77 Hereford Street, Christchurch

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Members

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Vicki Buck

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Yani Johanson

 

 

17 October 2017

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Lester Wolfreys

Head of Community Support, Governance & Partnerships

 

Elizabeth Hovell

Hearings Adviser

941 8637

elizabeth.hovell@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Housing Subcommittee

17 October 2017

 

Part A        Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B         Reports for Information

Part C         Decisions Under Delegation

 

 

 

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

Part C

There were no apologies.

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

Councillor Livingstone declared an interest in item 8.3 – DC remissions.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

As this is the first meeting of the newly formed Housing Subcommittee there are no previous minutes to confirm. 

4.   Public Forum

Part B

David Close presented to the Subcommittee in regards to his Annual Plan submission. 

Committee Resolved HSTF/2017/00001

That the Housing Subcommittee resolve:

1.              To thank David Close for his presentation and his considered thoughts and note that the Subcommittee will discuss the suggestions presented with senior staff providing the Subcommittee and Council with advice on Social Housing.

 

2.              The Subcommittee request Head of Property brief the subcommittee on targets scenarios to increase or reintroducing social housing stock, finance options and rates impact to the November subcommittee meeting. 

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                  Carried

6.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

5.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were not deputations by appointment. 

8.   Updates:

 

8.2          Christchurch Housing Initiative

 

The Housing Subcommittee:

 

Committee Resolved HSTF/2017/00002

 

1.       Receive the briefing.

2.       Note that the subcommittee requests that the procurement plan comes back to the subcommittee prior to going out.

3.       Request staff report back to the next meeting on the Goulding Ave learnings.

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

8.1          Housing First

 

The Housing Subcommittee:

 

Committee Resolved HSTF/2017/00003

 

1.       Receive the briefing.

2.       Request that the community housing provides involved in housing first are invited to brief the subcommittee.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                      Carried

 

8.3   DC remissions

 

Councillor Livingstone declared a conflict of interest, vacated the chair and left the meeting at 3.15pm.  Councillor Clearwater assumed the Chair for item 8.3.  Councillor Livingstone returned to the meeting at 3.17pm.

 

Election of a Chair

 

Committee Resolved HSTF/2017/00004

It was resolved on the motion of Councillor Livingstone, seconded by Councillor Clearwater that Councillor Clearwater be appointed Chairperson of the Housing Subcommittee for item 8.3.

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

7.   Subcommittee priorities and development of a programme for next 6 months

 

The Subcommittee identified the following priority work areas.

 

Committee Resolved HSTF/2017/00005

 

1.              Council to explore establishing a voluntary WOF based on experience elsewhere in New Zealand.

2.              To explore issues related to Youth Housing, assess what we have and ways to support these and address gaps. (including Pacific Youth View (PYLAT) ,Christchurch Youth Action Plan (Youth Council) and emergency youth housing).

3.              Regeneration Housing Plan focused on healthy housing.

4.              Research indicators around the health of our housing.

5.              Physical environment of social housing.

6.              Repairing and replacing current stock of social housing as quickly as possible and meeting targets of the stock.

7.              Community development approach to support tenants in social housing.

8.              Level of service around home ownership.

9.              Supporting the elimination of chronic homelessness by 2019

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                  Carried

 

Councillor Galloway left the meeting at 3.25pm.

 

    

Meeting concluded at 3.37pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS <Enter date as 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc> DAY OF <Enter MONTH YYYY>

 

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Chairperson