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Housing Advice Information

Welcome to the Housing Advice Centre

We are a not-for-profit organisation offering housing advice, advocacy and tenant enquiries.

Here at Palmerston North's Housing Advice Centre we can help you with all your housing questions and concerns.

We have been helping tenants and landlords in the Manawatu for the past 25 years with services including:

  • A free 24 hour accommodation listing service
  • Advice on your responsibilities and rights as a tenant or landlord under the Residential Tenancies Act
  • Assistance on tenancy complaints and steps you may take to resolve the complaint
  • Information sheets about renting for landlords and tenants

For more information come and see us or give our team a call or email today. We will be more than happy to help.

Our Mission...

Is to ensure that no person in the Manawatu is without housing adequate to their needs. We also aim to ensure good quality rental accommodation is available to all.

Service Objectives

Objectives include ‘To act as a community agency within Aotearoa/New Zealand to:

  • Work towards no person in Palmerston North or Aotearoa/New Zealand is without adequate housing
  • Improve access to housing
  • Improve the quality of rental housing
  • Gather information and statistics on housing in Palmerston North and NZ and make them available to housing organisations
  • Research housing needs
  • Respond to housing needs
  • Provide assistance wherever possible between people needing housing and those providing housing

Housing Advice has an elected volunteer board, paid staff and awesome volunteers. We truly appreciate each person involved with Housing Advice Centre.

(06) 358 4875
Hancock Community House,
77-85 King Street,
Palmerston North 4410
Mon - Fri 10am - 3pm

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Housing Advice Centre is a non-profit Incorporated Society.
Our charity registration number is CC11390.
A big thank you to all our funders:
United Way New Zealand ministry of social development Palmerston North City Council Palmerston North Community Services Council New Zealand Lotteries Community Organisation Grants Scheme Thomas George Macarthy Trust Pub Charities Eastern and Central Community Charities The Lion Foundation Thomas Richard Moore Trust