Housing Subcommittee

Agenda

 

 

Notice of Meeting:

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

 

Date:                                     Friday 5 October 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

 

 

2 October 2018

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Brent Smith

Principal Advisor Citizens & Community

 

Sarah Drummond

Committee and Hearings Advisor

941 6262

sarah.drummond@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Housing Subcommittee

05 October 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

05 October 2018

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

C       1.       Apologies.......................................................................................................................... 5

B       2.       Declarations of Interest................................................................................................... 5

C       3.       Confirmation of Previous Minutes................................................................................. 5

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

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

 

 


Housing Subcommittee

05 October 2018

 

 

1.   Apologies

An apology for leave of absence was received from Councillor Livingstone.

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, 10 September 2018 (refer page 6). 

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

05 October 2018

 

 

 

Housing Subcommittee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Monday 10 September 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 Anne Galloway

Councillor Yani Johanson

 

 

7 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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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 the apologies from Councillor Swiggs, Councillor Johanson and Councillor Buck be accepted.

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                  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 open and public excluded  minutes of the Housing Subcommittee meeting held on Monday, 13 August 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.

 

The Chairperson of the Meeting Councillor Livingstone advised the meeting, that Bruce Rendall Head of Facilities, Property and Planning would be providing a minor verbal update to the Committee on the Healthy Homes Standards draft recently released for submissions by Central Government.

 

6.   Staff Verbal Update - Christchurch Housing Initiative

 

Paul Cottam provided a verbal update to the Committee on the Christchurch Housing Initiative and an update on Tiny Houses .

 

9.   Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Committee Resolved HSTF/2018/00012

That the reports be received and considered at the Housing Subcommittee meeting on Monday, 10 September 2018.

Open Items

6.         Assisted Housing Programme Annual Report for the period 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                  Carried

 

6.   Assisted Housing Programme Annual Report for the period 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018

 

Committee Resolved HSTF/2018/00013

Part C

That the Housing Subcommittee:

(a)   Receive the information supplied in the Assisted Housing Annual Report for the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

 

Note: The Housing Subcommittee requests that staff provide an update to the Housing Subcommittee, on the information presented to the Greater Christchurch Partnership Committee on population projections, on need for social housing for elderly people.

Note: The Housing Subcommittee requests the Chair, Deputy Chair, Head of Facilities, Property and Planning and the Principal Advisor Social Policy, meet to discuss how Committee members can engage with Trustees of the Outautahi Trust, to discuss relevant issues going forward.  

 

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                  Carried

 

Attachments

a     Attachment - Assisted Housing Programme Annual Report for the period 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018   

 

 

 

Meeting concluded at 11.31am.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 5th DAY OF OCTOBER 2018

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Chairperson