Applying for a home
For information or help to apply for a home, either with Te Toi Mahana, Kāinga Ora or another Community Housing Provider, please contact the Ministry of Social Development (MSD).
Call on 0800 559 009, or if you are over 65 call 0800 552 002.
Or visit the MSD website:
Apply for public housing
Te Toi Mahana
Te Toi Mahana manages the tenancies, community activities, and maintenance of homes which it leases from the Council.
Te Toi Mahana is an independent charitable trust and a registered Community Housing Provider (CHP).
As a CHP Te Toi Mahana will:
- be able to apply for funding to build more public housing in Wellington
- access the government's Income Related Rent Subsidy (IRRS) for new, eligible tenants, improving tenant wellbeing.
Te Toi Mahana sources new tenants, as vacancies become available, from the MSD Public Housing Register.
How to contact Te Toi Mahana
Phone: 0800 248 944
To find out more about the transition from the Council’s City Housing service to Te Toi Mahana, visit our Community Housing Provider project page.