Get help finding temporary accommodation

Due to the easing demand and the majority of households reaching or approaching settlement, the Matching and Placement Service closed on 30 June 2018.

If you need help to find accommodation, we would suggest you continue your search by talking to friends, family and work colleagues, by viewing online property websites such as TradeMe and Holiday Houses or approaching local real estate agents.

Temporary accommodation at the Linwood village in Aldwins Road, Linwood may be available through the Otautahi Community Housing Trust. To register your interest please contact the Trust directly, on 0800 624456 or visit their website at

Housing New Zealand tenants should contact Housing New Zealand directly to discuss their housing needs on 0800 801 601.