In today's email we look at the latest poll results, ask whether the Accommodation Supplement increase will simply be captured by landlords, discover that our intelligence service has concerns about Trump, and dig into the Point England housing debate.
In today's email we dig even deeper into yesterday's Budget.
Our Budget 2017 special edition email looked at some of the detail in Steven Joyce's first Budget.
Prime Minister Bill English will outline "the next steps" in the government's social investment programme in a speech on Wednesday.
The Accommodation Supplement, a benefit that has remained unchanged for a decade, could be in line for a shake-up at the Budget. But how do you fix something that is “hamstrung”?
John Key and Paula Bennett said yesterday they were open to most of the recommendations from the Labour, Green and Maori Party's recommendations in their Inquiry into Homelessness, including the big ticket item of potentially increasing the Accommodation Supplement (AS).