The left-wing are all aghast at the story about the mother of eight living in motels and racking up massive debts.
Apparently it is the government’s uncaring policies and the fault of them for this woman’s poverty predicament.
An Auckland woman and her eight children living in a one-bedroom motel unit have racked up a $78,000 debt with Work and Income for their “emergency housing” costs.
The Auckland woman with the $78,000 debt said she was evicted from her Housing New Zealand house after it was found to be contaminated with methamphetamine. Despite being cleared of drugs by a CYF investigation, the woman said she was blacklisted by Housing NZ, forcing the family into emergency accommodation.
The woman and her family have now been staying in motels for 10 months and have racked up a debt of $78,000 in emergency housing money.
Her partner and her eight children – ranging from ages 11 to five months – have been staying in a one-bedroom motel in Mangere.
It was their third motel and she has given birth to two children while living in the motels. Read more »