Newshub Nation goes behind the emergency housing numbers to meet a sole parent of five, forced out of her rental home by a sewage leak - a personal story from the gritty front lines of the housing crisis.

Monte Cecilia Trust's Bernie Smith says the Government promised "transformational change", but that hasn't happened.

Increasing numbers of professionals, working families and older people are being shut out of the Auckland housing market, a new report says.

Property market posted an 11% rise in median values, masking rising homelessness and a widening social divide, critics say.

An article exploring the role of private donors in supporting New Zealand's most vulnerable populations.