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Housing our peopleTe tāwharau tangata

Housing our people

NCC provides 377 housing units across 12 locations in Napier.
We are currently reviewing our future provision of housing which you can read more about by clicking the link below:



Due to the high volume of applications, our housing waiting list is currently closed. 
New applications will not be accepted at this time. We will be reviewing this situation in July 2022.
We suggest you also register your interest in social housing with the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) - 0800 559 009


Housing eligibility

Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or resident and must have resided in Napier City for three years, unless there are extenuating circumstances which may include:

  • being an ex-resident of Napier City
  • having family locally
  • needing to move from a rural area of Hawke’s Bay due to poor health.

Eligibility thresholds

To be eligible for NCC housing, you must meet certain asset and income criteria.

Eligibility thresholds

Assets include, but are not limited to:

  • Savings
  • Investments
  • Vehicles that are not your main vehicle i.e. motorbikes, caravans, boats
  • Property
  • Inheritance
  • Trust benefits

Due to the high volume of applications, our housing waiting list is currently closed. New applications will not be accepted at this time.

More information

If you'd like to know more about our homes, please call our Customer Service Centre on +64 6 835 7579.


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