Statistics on requested moves for health reasons

Alex Harris made this Official Information request to Housing New Zealand Corporation

The request was refused by Housing New Zealand Corporation.

From: Alex Harris

Dear Housing New Zealand Corporation,

Earlier this week Radio Live reported on a case of a Housing NZ tenant who died due to the poor quality of his state house ("DUNCAN GARNER: Husband dies after pleas to leave cold state house ignored", Radio Live, 9 Jun 2015). According to that report, Housing New Zealand received repeated requests from Counties Manukau DHB and other health professionals to move Mr Tovo. These requests were ignored. I would like to request the following information under the OIA:

* How many requests from DHBs have they received in the last year to move a tenant for health reasons?
* Of those requests, how many have they acted on?

I would prefer to receive an electronic response. Queries about
this request will be automatically forwarded to me by the
fyi.org.nz website.

Yours faithfully,

Alex Harris

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From: Alison Glenny
Housing New Zealand Corporation

Dear Alex

 

Thank you for your request of 11 June 2015 under the Official Information
Act 1982 (the Act) asking for statistics on requests Housing New Zealand
has received from District Health Boards to move tenants for health
reasons. You ask:

 

‘How many requests from DHBs have they received in the last year to move a
tenant for health reasons?

 

Of these requests, how many have they acted on?’

 

Housing New Zealand is considering your request. You can expect to be
notified of the decision on your request by 9 July 2015, being 20 working
days after the day on which the request was received in accordance with
section 15(1) of the Act. If an extension of time is required to make a
decision you will be notified prior to that date in accordance with
section 15A of the Act.

 

We may also contact you if further clarification or refinement of your
request is required to enable a decision to be made.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

Alison Glenny

Ministerial Advisor/Kaitohutohu Ratonga â-Minita

Government Relations Unit/Te Tumu Herenga ki te Kâwanatanga

DDI: 04 439 3464

Ext 43464

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Dear Alex 

Please find attached a response from Kay Read, General Manager Tenancy
Services, in reply to your request of 11 June 2015. 

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Housing New Zealand Corporation 

 

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