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Examples of our new build projects, demonstrating how Dwell is an effective developer of quality affordable housing

New Kilbirnie Development

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We are so excited to announce our next build project.
We recently obtained Resource Consent for 19 new homes for social housing in Kilbirnie. There will be a commercial space at the bottom of one of the buildings as part of our Resource Consent.

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Kilbirnie Development

Kilbirnie DevelopmentThis project was completed in 2019. We are so pleased we can provide more homes to children and adults who are in need of housing in the Wellington region.

The Kilbirnie development provided an opportunity to build a multi-unit complex that is innovative, modern and utilises the space well.

More information on this development can be found on our New Dwell homes page.

Riverside Gardens

riversidegardens240x180Riverside Gardens in Lower Hutt was a different project for Dwell. Dwell was not the developer of the newly built homes we have here, instead purchasing our eight homes off the developer, Pomare Redevelopment Ltd.

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Vennell Street

vennell street houseOn 20 January 2015 Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown and Dwell staff, board, supporters and partners celebrated the completion of our four new three bedroom homes at Vennell Street.

The homes were built by Primesite Homes Ltd on land made available by Wellington City Council, and the project was jointly funded by Government and Dwell. We built four three bedroom homes to our usual quality standards. The homes are built on a challenging site.  

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Adelaide Road

adelaide roadWellington Housing Trust's second new build project is located in Adelaide Road, Wellington. 

This development is four townhouses, each with four bedrooms. Again this development was partly funded by government’s Housing Innovation Fund – administered by Housing NZ. 

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Stoke Street

stoke-st-wsThe Stoke Street development in Newtown, completed in 2009, was Wellington Housing Trust's first new build project – demolishing two adjacent older properties and building six homes for rent on the site. The homes were designed by Pelorus Architecture Ltd and built by Redican-Allwood builders.

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Dwell Housing Trust provides affordable, quality housing for people in need or on a low income. We are more than a landlord - we ensure our tenants have access to the support they need and want to live well, do well and be well.

We believe that affordable, stable and healthy housing is a fundamental right, and that appropriate housing has long-lasting benefits for the people living within those households and the wider community.

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