Accommodation Support

TAS (Temporary Accommodation Support) MBIE

The Temporary Accommodation Service (TAS) assists households affected by a natural disaster to find safe, secure and accessible temporary accommodation while their home is repaired or rebuilt. Please click here for more information.

If you were living in a property when it was damaged by a natural disaster and need help to find somewhere to live, we can connect you to services and resources to help get you back on your feet.

Register Online for TAS

If you are having trouble registering online, or would prefer to speak to staff.

Call 0508 754 163

Service Centre operates:
Monday to Friday – 8:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday to Sunday – 9:00am to 5:00pm

Emergency Housing

If you need immediate assistance with housing for tonight, please contact MSD on 0800 559 009 or call into your closest Work and Income branch office.
More information about Emergency Housing support can be found on the Work and Income website:

Emergency Housing

Transitional Housing

Transitional housing offers whānau who have experienced sudden or episodic homelessness and chance to get on their feet, before being supported into long-term accommodation.
All houses are fully furnished and equipped with their own kitchen, dining, bathroom and laundry facilities. Rent is redirected from the clients benefit or paid by automatic payment. 
The normal maximum stay in one of our short-term rental houses is 12 weeks, allowing people to actively search for longer term private rental accommodation.

CareRanui Transitional Housing

Visionwest Transitional Housing

Visionwest Community Housing

Visionwest Community Housing addresses the issue of homeless in New Zealand by providing safe, warm, and quality, rental accommodation for low-income families who cannot access Government-supplied accommodation and cannot afford a private rental.

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Urgent Housing Enquiries

Call 0800 664 464

This number will be manned 8.30am – 5.30pm, Monday – Friday
If you call outside of hours, or can’t get through, please leave a message.

Rental Accommodation

Here are two popular websites that provide a number of West Auckland rental options