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Vote Building and Housing

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister for Building and Housing (M9), Minister for Social Housing (M37), Minister Responsible for Housing New Zealand Corporation (M90)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR MINISTRY OF BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND EMPLOYMENT: Minister for Economic Development

Details of Appropriations and Capital Injections

Annual and Permanent Appropriations

2015/16
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation TypeEstimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

Building Regulation and Control (M9)

This appropriation is limited to activities associated with the setting of performance standards for buildings and the design and delivery of regulatory schemes and other initiatives to help ensure those standards are met.
20,8096,55927,368

Canterbury Recovery: Building and Housing Assistance (M9)

This appropriation is limited to accommodation matching and placement services to people displaced during the Canterbury recovery.
1,482-1,482

Community Housing Regulatory Authority (M37)

This appropriation is limited to the administration of the Community Housing Regulatory Authority.
700-700

Greater Christchurch Recovery (M9)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of services to residents of the greater Christchurch area affected by the Canterbury earthquakes to support the residential rebuild.
-2,1972,197

Occupational Licensing (M9)

This appropriation is limited to the development, implementation and maintenance of the registration and licensing regimes for building practitioners and electrical workers.
9,2663009,566

Professional Engineering input toward the Resolution of Canterbury Residential Rebuild Design Uncertainty (M9)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of professional engineering advice and support for either third parties or the general public to support the Canterbury residential rebuild.
700-700

Redevelopment of Surplus Crown Land (M9)

This appropriation is limited to activities associated with the facilitation of Crown land redevelopment.
2,003-2,003

Residential Tenancy and Unit Title Services (M9)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of residential tenancy and unit title dispute resolution services, information, education, and advice; administration and investment of residential tenancy bond monies; provision of administrative support to the State Housing Appeals Authority.
24,52336724,890

Social Housing Unit (M37)

This appropriation is limited to the administration costs of the Social Housing Unit.
600-600

Special Housing Areas (M9)

This appropriation is limited to the costs of providing resource consenting processes in Special Housing Areas where a Special Housing Area is declared outside of a Housing Accord.
3,000-3,000

Weathertight Services (M9)

This appropriation is limited to assessing the eligibility of weathertight homes claims; independent technical assessment of claims, including reports on actual and probable damage with estimated costs of repair; administration of the financial assistance package; claim management until repair or claim lodged with the Weathertight Tribunal; provision of mediation services; and advice, information and education to support more informed consumer decisions.
15,668(1,937)13,731

Total Departmental Output Expenses

78,7517,48686,237

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Canterbury Earthquakes: Emergency and Temporary Accommodation (M9)

This appropriation is limited to operating expenses incurred on emergency and temporary accommodation for people displaced by the Canterbury earthquakes.
3,384(453)2,931

HNZC Housing Support Services (M9)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of housing related services from Housing New Zealand Corporation including home ownership initiatives, the Housing Innovation Fund and Healthy Housing.
11,314-11,314

Management of Crown Properties held under the Housing Act 1955 (M90)

This appropriation is limited to the administration and management of Crown owned properties held under the Housing Act 1955.
1,395-1,395

Tamaki Regeneration (M90)

This appropriation is limited to the housing demonstration projects and associated regeneration activity in the Tamaki area of Auckland.
3,3701,2004,570

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

19,46374720,210

Benefits or Related Expenses

KiwiSaver HomeStart grant (M9)

This appropriation is limited to enabling the provision of the KiwiSaver HomeStart grant for people who meet the required eligibility criteria.
78,268-78,268

Total Benefits or Related Expenses

78,268-78,268

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Housing Assistance (M9)

This appropriation is limited to payments made to Housing New Zealand Corporation and other mortgage providers to compensate for the difference between the cost of funds and the rate at which funds are lent, and provide write-offs for loans.
1,502-1,502

Impairment of Crown Assets (M9)

This appropriation is limited to expenses arising from the recognition of impaired value of Crown assets, including write down and write offs.
-2020

Payments in respect of the Weathertight Services Loan Guarantees PLA (M9)

This appropriation is limited to the payments to banks under the Weathertight Services Financial Assistance Package: Loan Guarantee scheme as authorised under section 65ZG of the Public Finance Act 1989.
1,700-1,700

Social Housing Provider Development (M37)

This appropriation is limited to providing support to third party providers of social and/or affordable housing services.
72635761

Unwind of Discount Rate Used in the Present Value Calculation of Direct Payments Under the Weathertight Homes Financial Assistance Package (M9)

This appropriation is limited to the expense incurred in unwinding the discount rate used in the present value calculation of the Weathertight Homes Financial Assistance Package liability as the liability nears settlement.
2,3526483,000

Weathertight Services: Guarantee Fee Subsidy (M9)

This appropriation is limited to the expense reflecting the guarantee fee subsidy under the Weathertight Services Financial Assistance Package Loan Guarantee Scheme
727(527)200

Wellington City Council Social Housing Assistance (M9)

This appropriation is limited to assisting the Wellington City Council upgrade its social housing portfolio under the terms of a Deed of Grant entered into between the Crown, Housing New Zealand Corporation and the Council.
26,500-26,500

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

33,50717633,683

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Auckland Housing Developments (M9)

This appropriation is limited to the Crown's contribution to the development of housing in Auckland on vacant Crown-owned land.
-48,59548,595

Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

-48,59548,595

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

Community Group Housing MCA (M37)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to purchase housing services from Housing New Zealand Corporation and Community Group Housing providers to maintain the supply of tenanted Community Group Housing properties.
19,338-19,338
Non-Departmental Output Expenses
Community Group Housing Market Rent Top-Up
This category is limited to the provision of funding to Housing New Zealand Corporation to pay the difference between the contracted rent with the Community Group Housing provider and market rent for the leased properties.
9,434-9,434
Non-Departmental Other Expenses
Community Housing Rent Relief
This category is limited to the provision of a rent relief fund to Community Group Housing providers for the sole purpose of helping them meet their contracted rent payments.
4,104-4,104
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure
Acquisition and Improvement of Community Group Housing Properties
This category is limited to debt or equity in Housing New Zealand Corporation to acquire, modernise or reconfigure properties leased by Community Housing Providers.
5,800-5,800

Policy Advice and Related Outputs MCA (M9)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide policy advice and other support to Ministers in discharging their policy decision-making and other portfolio responsibilities.
13,898(43)13,855
Departmental Output Expenses
Policy Advice - Building and Housing
This category is limited to the provision of advice (including second opinion advice and contributions to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision making by Ministers on government policy matters relating to building and housing including social housing.
13,616(43)13,573
Related Services to Ministers - Building and Housing
This category is limited to the provision of support, information and services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities on matters relating to building and housing including social housing.
282-282

Total Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

33,236(43)33,193

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

243,22556,961300,186

Multi-Year Appropriations

Type, Title, Scope and Period of AppropriationsAppropriations, Adjustments and Use$000

Departmental Output Expenses

Tenant Health and Safety Information (M9)

This appropriation is limited to providing information to increase tenant health and safety in residential rental properties.

Commences: 01 July 2015

Expires: 30 June 2020
Original Appropriation2,740
Adjustments to 2014/15-
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation2,740
Actual to 2014/15 Year End-
Estimated Actual for 2015/16400
Estimated Actual for 2016/17830
Estimated Appropriation Remaining1,510

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Social Housing Fund (M37)

This appropriation is limited to the purchasing of services (other than part purchase of social housing tenancies) from, or providing support to, third party providers of social and/or affordable housing services.

Commences: 01 July 2015

Expires: 30 June 2017
Original Appropriation29,142
Adjustments to 2014/15-
Adjustments for 2015/168,708
Adjusted Appropriation37,850
Actual to 2014/15 Year End-
Estimated Actual for 2015/1621,600
Estimated Actual for 2016/1716,250
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

Total Annual, Permanent and Multi-Year Appropriations

2015/16
Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000
Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations243,22556,961300,186
Total MYA Departmental Output Expenses Forecasts-400400
Total MYA Non-Departmental Other Expenses Forecasts21,24036021,600

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriation Forecasts

264,46557,721322,186
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