Doing Good Foundation builds homes and futures for local families in need. 

Our rent-to-own program helps those 

who don't have a deposit, but are
willing to work hard, into home ownership.

Our whanau. This is who it's all about.

The Doing Good Foundation works with local BOP families in genuine need to help them achieve home ownership. 

It does this by partnering with them for up to 5 years. Families must put in 500 hours of their own labour to help build the home, this is called sweat equity. Once completed, our families rent the property from the Doing Good Foundation and, if they keep to their tenancy agreement, the

Doing Good Foundation will gift back all the net rents (after deducting operating costs e.g. rates, insurance, repairs etc.). 

The gifted back rent is used as a deposit for the purchase of the home. This usually happens after 5 years, but can be sooner. This enables the family to raise a bank mortgage for the balance, purchase the home from Doing Good Foundation and complete their journey to home ownership

Am I eligible ?

Families are considered who meet the following criteria:

  •  Lived in the BOP for more than 2 years

  •  Have 2 dependent children or more

  •  NZ Citizen or NZ Residency

  •  Never owned a home

  •  Steady Employment with Moderate income

  •  Enrolled or willing to enroll in Kiwisaver

  •  Demonstrate charitable need

  •  Prepared to commit 500 sweat equity hours during the building process

Qualifying Criteria
Want to assist our cause? 

Our volunteers help a family to have a modest and affordable home through the rent-to-own programme.

Click join now to get in touch and we can have a conversation about how can all work together to make a real difference in people's lives. 

Do Good, Feel Good, Make a Difference

How do I apply ?
Housing Families is our Core Focus

The Doing Good Foundation runs a very lean operation to ensure the maximum funding goes to our Housing Families Programme. 

Would you like to assist? 

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Doing Good Foundation Limited


PO Box 15628, Tauranga 3144

321 Fraser Street,

Tauranga 3144

Phone:  07 571 5052

For general enquires:                         


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