Info for neighbours

If your house borders a Housing New Zealand property, or there are Housing New Zealand homes in your neighbourhood, there may be times when you will need to talk to us.

In this section we've provided information on a range of issues that crop up regularly, like, fencing specifications and drainage issues. If you can't find what your looking for here, then our Customer Services Centre is your next point of contact. You can call us on 0800 801 601, or visit one of our locations

When you contact us you will need to provide:

  • your name, address and contact details
  • the address of the Housing New Zealand house in question
  • the nature of your problem
  • any other information you think we might need to know

You will receive an acknowledgement within two working days.

We encourage neighbours to work together to resolve issues and to follow our Good Neighbour guidelines.

There may be times when you need to work with our Property Management Services Team to have your request or issue worked through. They may require more information from you to help with the issue.

To send information to the team, please email it to or, you can post it to:

Property Management Service Team
Housing New Zealand Corporation
National Office Auckland
Private Bag 76913
South Auckland 2241

We will contact you within five working days of receiving your written request.