Exited state housing tenants in emergency housing

Brendon Mills made this Official Information request to Ministry of Social Development

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From: Brendon Mills

Dear Ministry of Social Development,

I would like to know, of those who have been placed in emergency housing, how many of those are those who were 'exited' from state housing as a result of the implementation of reviewable tenancies between 2011 and 2015.

Yours faithfully,

Brendon Mills

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Ministry of Social Development

Tçnâ koe Brendon Mills,

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