Home Truths: Confronting New Zealand's Housing Crisis


Out of stock

Home Truths: Confronting New Zealand’s Housing Crisis


ISBN: 9780947492335 Category: Tags: ,

Out of stock

Add to Wishlist


Housing affordability. Unhealthy homes. Wealth inequality. Environmental sustainability. Social mobility. The state of New Zealand housing is central to many major issues confronting this country. In this wide-ranging BWB Text, leading international housing researcher Philippa Howden-Chapman reveals how New Zealand has lost its way on housing. This succinct introduction, drawing on two decades of award-winning research, helps chart a new way ahead for housing that is healthy, inclusive and sustainable.

Additional information

Dimensions 110 × 180 mm

Philippa Howden-Chapman

Author Bio

Philippa Howden-Chapman is a professor of public health at the University of Otago, Wellington, where she teaches public policy. She is director of He Kainga Oranga/ Housing and Health Research Programme and the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities. In 2014, researchers in He Kainga Oranga were awarded the Prime Minister's Science Team Prize. She is currently the chair of the WHO Housing and Health Guideline Development Group, was a member of the Children's Commissioner's Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty and is a fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.



Book Type

Paperback / softback

Close Menu