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How the opposition would end homelessness

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 9/10/2016

THE OPPOSITION'S PLAN TO END HOMELESSNESS:

* Roll out Housing First as the primary response to severe homelessness

* Increase the state housing stock

* Build more affordable houses and reduce the cost

* Create a national strategy to end homelessness

* Expand housing for the elderly

* Collect regular data on homelessness using the current official definition

* Review the Accommodation Supplement

* Use vacant state houses for emergency housing

* Give community housing providers long-term funding

* Increase youth housing and services.

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