Housing Subcommittee

Agenda

 

 

Notice of Meeting:

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

 

Date:                                     Monday 10 September 2018

Time:                                    9.30am

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

 

 

Membership

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Vicki Buck

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Deon Swiggs

 

 

5 September 2018

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

John Filsell

Head of Community Support, Governance & Partnerships

 

Sarah Drummond

Committee and Hearings Advisor

941 6262

sarah.drummond@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Housing Subcommittee

10 September 2018

 

Housing Subcommittee - Terms of Reference

 

Chair

Councillor Livingstone

Membership

Councillor Clearwater (Deputy Chair), Councillor Buck, Councillor Galloway, Councillor Johanson, Councillor Swiggs

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 September 2018

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

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

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

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

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

B       5.       Presentation of Petitions................................................................................................ 4

Staff Reports

C       6.       Staff Verbal Update - Christchurch Housing Initiative

 

Paul Cottam will provide a verbal update to the Committee on the Christchurch Housing Initiative

C       7.       Resolution to Exclude the Public................................................................................... 9  

 

 


Housing Subcommittee

10 September 2018

 

 

1.   Apologies

An apology was received from Councillor Swiggs.

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 Monday, 13 August 2018 (refer page 5). 

4.   Deputations by Appointment

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

5.   Presentation of Petitions

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


Housing Subcommittee

10 September 2018

 

 

 

Housing Subcommittee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Monday 13 August 2018

Time:                                    9.30am

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

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Vicki Buck

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Deon Swiggs

 

 

8 August 2018

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

John Filsell

Head of Community Support, Governance & Partnerships

 

Sarah Drummond

Committee and Hearings Advisor

941 6262

sarah.drummond@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

To view copies of Agendas and Minutes, visit:
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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

Committee Resolved HSTF/2018/00010

Committee Decision

That an apology from Councillor Johanson for lateness be received.

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                      Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

 

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved HSTF/2018/00011

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Housing Subcommittee meeting held on Friday, 15 June 2018 be confirmed.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                      Carried

 

4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment.

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

6.   Staff briefing on Tiny Houses and Airbnb

 

Gavin Thomas and Alison McLaughlin provided a verbal update to the Committee on Airbnb in Christchurch

 

Councillor Johanson joined the meeting at 10.10am

 

Paul Cottam provided a verbal update to the committee regarding Tiny Houses.

 

Note: that the Housing Subcommittee requests staff to provide further information on the time frame that constitutes a temporary dwelling relating to Tiny Houses.

 

Note: that the Housing Subcommittee asks the Social Community Development and Housing Committee to arrange a forum including but not limited to LINZ and Regenerate Christchurch too discuss issues relating to Tiny Houses and other housing issues primarily in the residential red zone.

 

 

 

The meeting was adjourned at 10.18am and reconvened at 10.27am.

 

Councillor Galloway left the meeting at 10.30am.

 

7.   Goulding Avenue Community Housing Evaluation

 

Committee Resolved HSTF/2018/00012

Part C

That the Housing Subcommittee:

1.         Receive the Goulding Avenue Evaluation Report.

2.         Note that the information in the report is intended to help inform Council decisions on supporting social and affordable housing.

Note The Committee have requested  further information on the financial implications to the parties to the development if this available.  This information may need to be provided in a publically excluded forum.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

8     Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Committee Resolved HSTF/2018/00013

Part C

That at 10.59 the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 28 of the agenda be adopted.

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                    Carried

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 11.18am.

   

Meeting concluded at 11.19am.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 10th DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2018

 

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Chairperson

     

 


Housing Subcommittee

10 September 2018

 

 

7.    Resolution to Exclude the Public

Section 48, Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987.

 

I move that the public be excluded from the following parts of the proceedings of this meeting, namely items listed overleaf.

 

Reason for passing this resolution: good reason to withhold exists under section 7.

Specific grounds under section 48(1) for the passing of this resolution: Section 48(1)(a)

 

Note

 

Section 48(4) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 provides as follows:

 

“(4)     Every resolution to exclude the public shall be put at a time when the meeting is open to the public, and the text of that resolution (or copies thereof):

 

             (a)       Shall be available to any member of the public who is present; and

             (b)       Shall form part of the minutes of the local authority.”

 

This resolution is made in reliance on Section 48(1)(a) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 and the particular interest or interests protected by Section 6 or Section 7 of that Act which would be prejudiced by the holding of the whole or relevant part of the proceedings of the meeting in public are as follows:


Housing Subcommittee

10 September 2018

 

 

 

ITEM NO.

GENERAL SUBJECT OF EACH MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED

SECTION

SUBCLAUSE AND REASON UNDER THE ACT

PLAIN ENGLISH REASON

WHEN REPORTS CAN BE RELEASED

8

Public Excluded Housing Subcommittee Minutes - 13 August 2018

 

 

Refer to the previous public excluded reason in the agendas for these meetings.