Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Housing - Supplementary estimates and supporting information 2008/09

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister for Building and Construction (M9), Minister of Housing (M37)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Department of Building and Housing

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING AND HOUSING: Minister for Building and Construction

Details of Appropriations#

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Housing
2008/09
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)

To provide regulatory and control services for the building industry under the Building Act 2004 and related consumer information.
17,4611,00918,470

Occupational Licensing (M9)

Developing, implementing and maintaining registration and licensing regimes for building practitioners and electrical workers.
9,501109,511

Purchase and Monitoring Advice - Housing New Zealand Corporation (M37)

Provision of purchase and performance monitoring advice to Government in relation to HNZC.
63340673

Residential Tenancy Services (M37)

Administration of residential tenancies bond monies (including collecting and repaying bond monies, managing and investing bond monies), provision of information, advice and dispute resolution services to tenants and landlords in relation to residential tenancies as required by Residential Tenancies Act 1986.
21,589(131)21,458

Sector and Regulatory Policy (M9)

To provide sector and regulatory policy advice on the building and housing sector.
4,5629075,469

Weathertight Homes Resolution Service (M9)

To provide owners of dwellinghouses affected by the leaky building syndrome with information and access to speedy, flexible and cost-effective procedures for assessment and resolution of claims relating to those buildings.
16,81522917,044

Total Departmental Output Expenses

70,5612,06472,625

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Contracted Housing Support Services (M37)

Purchase of education, support, capacity building and other services from third-party providers, by HNZC, to support target groups into improved housing outcomes including the Government's housing response in NECBOP areas.
3,446(805)2,641

HNZC Housing Support Services (M37)

Purchase of housing related services from HNZC including capacity building with third sector providers, home ownership initiatives, Community Renewal and Healthy Housing.
11,194(3,481)7,713

HNZC State House Upgrades (M37)

This appropriation is limited to the upgrading of Housing New Zealand Corporation State Houses to improve the safety, security, function and amenity value to a standard suitable for social housing purposes.
-22,00022,000

Housing Policy Advice (M37)

Purchase of housing policy advice, research and evaluation from HNZC.
2,3761782,554

Management of Crown Properties held under the Housing Act 1955 (M37)

This appropriation is limited to the administration and management of Crown owned properties held under the Housing Act 1955.
9,672(8,204)1,468

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

26,6889,68836,376

Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses

Housing Assistance (M37)

Payments made to HNZC and other mortgage providers to compensate for the difference between the cost of funds and rate at which funds are lent and provide write-offs for loans.
11,118(1,827)9,291

Income Related Rental Subsidy (M37)

Subsidy provided to HNZC to compensate for the difference between assessed income-related and market rentals.
496,0388,404504,442

Total Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses

507,1566,577513,733

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Community Housing Rent Relief Programme (M37)

Contestable rent relief fund for service provider tenants of Community Group Housing properties who face difficulties in meeting rental payments.
5,000(500)4,500

Increase in Debt Provision (M37)

Increase in provision for doubtful debts on Income Related Rents Crown Debt.
2,251-2,251

Wellington City Council Social Housing Assistance (M37)

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
-7,5007,500

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

7,2517,00014,251

Departmental Capital Expenditure

Department of Building and Housing - Capital Expenditure PLA (M9)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Department of Building and Housing, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
8,138(248)7,890

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

8,138(248)7,890

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Acquisition and Development of properties under the Housing Act 1955 (M37)

This appropriation is limited to acquiring, developing and modernising properties under the Housing Act 1955.
7,7641,1848,948

Acquisition and Improvement of Housing New Zealand Corporation state houses (M37)

This appropriation is limited to debt or equity in Housing New Zealand Corporation to acquire, modernise or reconfigure Housing New Zealand state houses.
84,3902,85187,241

Loans to support Homeownership (M37)

This appropriation is limited to debt or equity in Housing New Zealand Corporation to provide loans to households to help them achieve or sustain home ownership.
19,969(10,406)9,563

Loans to support Social Housing (M37)

This appropriation is limited to debt or equity in Housing New Zealand Corporation to provide loans to housing providers for the acquisition and development of social housing.
12,000-12,000

Refinancing of Housing New Zealand Corporation and Housing New Zealand Limited Debt (M37)

This appropriation is limited to refinancing existing Housing New Zealand Corporation and Housing New Zealand Limited debt.
170,970-170,970

Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

295,093(6,371)288,722

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

914,88718,710933,597

Details of Projected Movements in Departmental
Net Assets#

Department of Building and Housing

Department of Building and Housing - Details of Projected Movements in Departmental Net Assets - Housing
Details of Net Asset Schedule2008/09
Main Estimates Projections
$000
2008/09
Supplementary Estimates Projections
$000
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2008/09
Opening Balance11,48011,480Supplementary Estimates opening balance reflects the audited results as at 30 June 2008.
Capital Injections8,52810,681Funding of $1.053 million for the Building Controls memorandum account, $3.789 million for Occupational Licensing - Building Practitioners memorandum account and capital funding $5.792 million for essential infrastructure assets.
Capital Withdrawals--
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred)(2,736)(813)
Other Movements1,643-

Closing Balance

18,91521,348