Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40Rotorua Sustainable Living Strategy Toitū te oranga o Rotorua | Page 17 Sustainable Living Portfolio Lead Councillor Janet Wepa and Steering group message Strategies Actions Plan for Rotorua district’s future quality housing needs • Investigate the future social and general housing needs of Rotorua in terms of number, tenure options, location and design requirements • Work collaboratively with stakeholders including iwi, property, land and other businesses, agencies, and community organisations to prepare a housing plan • Seek partners for the provision of sustainable and quality social housing for pensioners Encourage new home building and renovation which provides affordable and energy/ resource efficient homes • Develop an Eco-design Advisor service to provide independent advice to households for existing and new homes, to increase community awareness of design for affordability, energy and resource efficiency • Introduce a voluntary housing warrant of fitness programme • Remove barriers to and encourage development of smaller homes, shared public spaces and greater density of living to increase affordability and resource efficiency and reduce infrastructure costs, through district plan zoning • Facilitate education of industry stakeholders to encourage optimal design of homes for natural light, heating, ventilation, cooling, water use and resource efficiency • Develop a collaborative pathway for managing critically sub- standard housing Healthy Homes Project - Rotorua Lakes Council has been working with WISE Better Homes, Rotorua Trust and Bay of Plenty Regional Council to provide subsidised insulation into homes. After having underfloor and ceiling insulation installed in January 2016, this home owner reported less condensation, less heating and firewood required to keep warm, as well as improvements to the family’s health.