The Ministry of Social Development now releases the social housing wait list quarterly. By September 30, there were more than 5500 priority A and B applications waiting for housing. There were 117 from the Waitemata Local Board area and 202 from Albert-Eden. The Official Information Act figures also show 98 applicants from the central city were taken off the waiting list in the last two years because they were not eligible. Go to hnzc.co.nz to see the latest waiting list statistics.