Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Housing - Supplementary estimates and supporting information 2009/10

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
  2009/10
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Estimates
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.
16,339 221 16,560

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.
11,025 (2,867) 8,158

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

This appropriation is limited to the provision of advice to Ministers arising from the monitoring of Housing New Zealand Corporation's current and expected performance.
641 750 1,391

Residential Tenancy and Unit Title Services (M37)

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.
21,616 606 22,222

Sector and Regulatory Policy (M9)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of policy advice on the adequacy, efficiency and effectiveness of the building and housing sector in New Zealand; advice on the regulatory framework for the sector; monitoring, analysing and providing information on the sector; and evaluating the effectiveness of the sector and statutory boards.
4,237 500 4,737

Weathertight Homes Resolution Service (M9)

This appropriation is limited to assessing the eligibility of weathertight homes claims; independent technical assessment of claims; claim management until resolution and the provision of dispute resolution services.
14,227 1,048 15,275

Total Departmental Output Expenses

68,085 258 68,343

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

     

Contracted Housing Support Services (M37)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of education, support and other services from third-party and iwi providers, by Housing New Zealand Corporation, to support target groups into improved housing outcomes.
9,400 766 10,166

HNZC Housing Support Services (M37)

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.
12,293 2,700 14,993

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.
20,000 - 20,000

Housing Policy Advice (M37)

Purchase of housing policy advice, research and evaluation from HNZC.
2,640 - 2,640

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.
1,246 50 1,296

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

45,579 3,516 49,095

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.
2,742 (1,927) 815

Income Related Rental Subsidy (M37)

Subsidy provided to HNZC to compensate for the difference between assessed income-related and market rentals.
540,291 (12,440) 527,851

Total Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses

543,033 (14,367) 528,666

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

     

Community Housing Rent Relief Programme (M37)

This appropriation is limited to provision of a rent relief fund for service provider tenants of Community Group Housing properties who face difficulties in meeting rental payments.
4,500 (700) 3,800

Housing Innovation Fund Grants (M37)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of grants to housing providers to increase the supply of housing for those on low to moderate income with diverse needs.
- 8,700 8,700

Housing Innovation Fund Loan Impairments (M37)

This appropriation is limited to the impairment of term loans made to housing providers to increase the supply of housing for those on low to moderate income with diverse needs.
- 5,535 5,535

Increase in Debt Provision (M37)

Increase in provision for doubtful debts on Income Related Rents Crown Debt.
2,744 1,481 4,225

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.
13,500 - 13,500

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

20,744 15,016 35,760

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.
4,771 755 5,526

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

4,771 755 5,526

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.
17,717 2,584 20,301

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 Corporation state houses.
115,800 4,810 120,610

Capital Injections to Housing New Zealand Corporation for Housing Activities (M37)

Capital injections (debt or equity) to HNZC to give effect to Government policy decisions around stock acquisition, modernisation and other housing interventions.
620 - 620

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.
6,000 (5,300) 700

Loans to support Social and Affordable Housing (M37)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of loans to housing providers to increase the supply of housing for those on low to moderate income with diverse needs.
20,000 (8,700) 11,300

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.
234,642 - 234,642

Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

394,779 (6,606) 388,173

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

1,076,991 (1,428) 1,075,563

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 Schedule 2009/10
Main Estimates Projections
$000
2009/10
Supplementary Estimates Projections
$000
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2009/10
Opening Balance 21,348 17,272 Supplementary Estimates opening balance reflects the audited results as at 30 June 2009.
Capital Injections 922 2,689 To fund a projected deficit in the Occupational Licensing: Building Practitioners memorandum account ($2.013 million), the National Multi Use Approvals memorandum account ($51,000) and a capital injection to fund the development of a new Electrical Workers Registration system ($625,000).
Capital Withdrawals (1,677) -  
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred) (331) (2,064) Repayment of the injection for the Occupational Licensing: Building Practitioners and National Multi Use Approvals memorandum accounts.
Other Movements - -  

Closing Balance

20,262 17,897