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2:45 pm, May 27th, 2016 - 18 comments
Categories: accountability, housing, making shit up, national, you couldn't make this shit up - Tags: housing, housing crisis, NFI, omnishambles
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett announced in Parliament yesterday that homeless families would be offered up to $5000 to move to empty state homes outside Auckland.
The Government will pay beneficiaries $3000 to move to cities such as Auckland for work – but the Budget doesn’t mention Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett’s plan to pay social housing tenants $5000 to move out of Auckland.
It seems that I am not the only one to sense a business opportunity here:
— Reed Fleming (@reedfleming) May 27, 2016
Rinse and repeat.
Nat policy is now totally incoherent and actively contradicting itself. This is what happens when you have no vision, no plan, no NFI what you’re doing.
Oh, it gets better: they're demolishing state houses in the regions https://t.co/RnkyPqZKta
— Idiot/Savant (@norightturnnz) May 27, 2016
yep, and sending people to places with some of the highest unemployment in NZ. shambles.
— Grant Robertson (@grantrobertson1) May 27, 2016
Oh and by the way the plan to hock off state houses has just blown up – Sole buyer of Invercargill state houses pulls out, stalling Government plans
National's state house sell off is in disarray. Time to cancel the sell off and use those homes for vulnerable Kiwi families. #omnishambles
— Phil Twyford (@PhilTwyford) May 26, 2016
Update: [MS] For those interested in the likely source of the phrase “omnishambles” I believe it is from this: