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Examples of the difference we make to people's lives.

Patrick, Tony, John and Paul

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Patrick, Tony, John, and Paul (not pictured) became Dwell tenants in 2013 when Dwell Housing Trust and Mahora House Inc merged, but have lived together for more than 15 years.

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Sylivax240An example of Dwell meeting our mission to provide affordable, quality homes where people flourish.
Sylvia is one of the most positive people we’ve met, despite recently facing serious illness.

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An example of Dwell meeting our mission to provide affordable, quality homes where people flourish.
Dwell is a registered social housing provider with the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and we house individuals and families from the social housing register.

One of the families referred to Dwell this way were Yuliana and her family who moved from Porirua to their first Dwell home in 2015. They had been living in a Housing New Zealand home following their arrival from Colombia.

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PhotoofHomewordsinofficeAn example of Dwell’s values in action; We’re focused on building relationships that create better lives.
We recently assisted a family who have been our tenants for several years. After a relationship breakdown, dad left the household, mum, we’ll call her Hana in the interests of her privacy, was left to manage the household including five children on her own.

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Rebecca and Alistair

Osbornes photo7An example of how Dwell has the flexibility to provide a range of services. This is an example of our shared homeownership scheme.
Rebecca and Alistair lived in a rented Dwell home in Berhampore for three years before moving with their two children into their own home as part of Dwell’s shared homeownership scheme.

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Matautu-wsAn example of how Dwell works in partnership – this time with another housing provider.
Dwell tenant Matautu Ualesi works at Wellington hospital serving food to patients and taking around tea and coffee, while her husband also works at the hospital as a cleaner. Patients tell her she makes them happy with her friendly, smiling face.

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Amanda and Louise

Amanda-Louise-Wendy-wsAn example of the difference Dwell makes to people's lives and how we work in partnership with other organisations.
Amanda and Louise now share a Dwell home, receiving support from Community Connections to live independently in the community, but they have had an interesting journey getting there.

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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.

© Dwell Housing Trust 2016

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0800 4 DWELL or 0800 439355
 PO Box 24-179, Manners Street
Wellington 6142, New Zealand
 Level 5, 173-175 Victoria Street
Wellington, New Zealand