2020 Election Coverage: Housing
95bFM's Wire team has focused on issues and policy regarding housing for our 2020 election coverage.
- Jemima speaks to Ronji Tanielu, a lawyer and principal policy advisor for the Salvation Army, about tackling the waitlist for public housing.
- Hanna speaks to Ben Schmidt, coodinator of the Manawatū Tenants Union and Aaron Packard, organiser for Renters United regarding the need for heatpumps in rental properties. Jemima then talks to Letita Harding, chief executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ, to provide a health perspective on the issue.
- Bronwyn speaks to Greg Street, an Eco Design Advisor from the Hutt City Council, about making homes healthier, cheaper to heat, and more environmentally friendly.
- Mary-Margaret speaks to Rod Oram, journalist and political commentator, about housing statistics, systems and policies.
- Oscar speaks to Rochelle Ade, one of the lead researchers questioning the accuracy of some 'green certified' rating tools, about what actually makes a home healthy.
You can find more election coverage pieces here including interviews with party representatives regarding each of their housing policies.