10. There are a bunch of people coming to retirement age who don’t own a home and will be getting NZ super soon. Even with the hardship grant these people won’t have enough to survive.

10. There are a bunch of people coming to retirement age who don’t own a home and will be getting NZ super soon. Even with the hardship grant these people won’t have enough to survive.

Answer

That sounds assertive rather than evidence-based. However if it’s true then the standard response of the welfare state would swing in as it always has. And don’t forget our policy package overall makes housing much more affordable.