Candidate Ilango Krishnamoorthy answers Renters United’s questions

September 18, 2022 12:24 am


Ilango Krishnamoorthy

Manurewa-Papakura Ward


Likely to make little difference for renters

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Renters United asked every candidate the Manurewa-Papakura Ward 17 questions about the issues that most concern renters in their ward. Here are Ilango Krishnamoorthy’s responses in full.

Rapid fire questions

Are you a renter? No
Do you own any properties? Yes
Do you support the Renters United Healthy Homes Commitment? Yes
Do you commit to funding tenant advocacy? Yes
Do you support councils retaining ownership an expanding supply of council housing? Yes
Will you lobby for IRRS to be extended to councils? Yes
Do you commit to densifying inner city suburbs? Yes
Will you commit to using your platform to abolish the ratepayers roll? Yes

Stable homes

What actions would you take to improve stability and security for private renters?

Current legislation gives sufficent protection at this point in time.

How will you ensure all council tenants have security of tenure?

Through by-laws

What steps will you take to end homelessness in Auckland?

Commit to a ready-to-rent program that supports whānau in Emergency and Transitional housing to pathway into private housing.

Meaningful enforcement

If elected, would you take steps to tackle persistent bad landlords who do not meet their obligations to renters in your area? If so, what?

It is all about personalities – there is nothing like every renter is bad and every landlord is good. They need to respect each other and the property.

What do you think Council should do to address power imbalance between landlords and tenants? If nothing, why?

No answer provided

Fair rent

Would you advocate for additional powers or resources from Central Government to address the housing crisis (such as legislating for Rent Control), if so what and how?

Build more houses

What do you think are the main reasons rents in Auckland are increasing? How would you ensure rents in Auckland are affordable?

Build more livable homes

Safe and healthy homes

What actions (in contrast to or in conjunction with our Healthy Homes Commitment) would you take to improve the quality of private rental housing in your ward and in your city?

Build more livable homes

Anything else you want to share?

o Improve financial literacy to increase pathways to affordable housing

Ilango Krishnamoorthy

Manurewa-Papakura Ward


Likely to make little difference for renters

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