Housing Affordability

27 Jan 16, 12:38pm
Key announces earlier starts to Auckland City Rail Link project and East-West motorway connecting Penrose to Onehunga; extra NZ$115 mln planned for regional roads
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27 Jan 16, 12:02pm
First home buyers have been getting squeezed out of the Auckland market for more than two years
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25 Jan 16, 10:35am
PM says report showing Auckland 4th least affordable in world reflects demand for Auckland as international city; Govt 'pulling all the levers it can'; first home buyers can still get on ladder; was just the same under Labour
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22 Dec 15, 2:28pm
Getting harder to buy a first home in Auckland as rising property prices offset falling interest rates and incomes stay largely flat
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19 Dec 15, 5:02am
Auckland Council proposes to open up the pricey coastal suburbs of Orakei & Westmere to more housing intensification, yet leave the villas of Ponsonby & Herne Bay in their glory
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18 Dec 15, 7:02am
Borrowers ignore Wheeler's warning about the threat of high housing debt, with new home loans taken out last week totaling a record $1.6b & the average mortgage value nearly hitting $217k
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17 Dec 15, 7:58pm
Auckland Council releases maps proposing new more dense housing developments on public transport routes & near town centres; hopes it can close shortfall of up to 100k houses on previous zoning rules
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11 Dec 15, 10:41am
Paul Barber on the success of the Sallies, unequal pies, over weight & under informed, a challenge for responsible landlords, Dilbert & more
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7 Dec 15, 8:50am
The NZ Initiative’s Jason Krupp believes local authorities need incentives to be more open to economic growth while central government needs to be more responsive to local needs
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30 Nov 15, 9:00am
The New Zealand Initiative’s Jason Krupp grudgingly argues that Auckland Council is right to give Nimbys the finger
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27 Nov 15, 9:02am
A drop in lower quartile house prices and lower mortgage costs have improved housing affordability but first home buyers will still struggle in Auckland
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26 Nov 15, 12:54pm
Smith finally tables RMA reform after doing deal with Maori Party; National fails to get section 6 & 7 reform to focus on economic development
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26 Nov 15, 10:41am
As a city Auckland will have to embrace philosophical and structural change if it is to overcome its current growing pains
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23 Nov 15, 10:24am
The New Zealand Initiative’s Jason Krupp argues that Nick Smith should visit Montreal to see how shifting infrastructure costs can improve housing affordability
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14 Nov 15, 8:54am
Auckland public 'unaware of significance of golf course subsidies' Auckland Council commissioned report says, noting potential use for housing
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12 Nov 15, 11:55am
The Reserve Bank looks intent on giving itself the best range of tools available to tackle the rampant house market
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11 Nov 15, 2:05pm
The Reserve Bank says it's not considering DTIs 'at this point'. But it's gathering an awful lot of information on the subject...
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9 Nov 15, 1:58pm
A green light for US interest rate rises means a red light for any more RBNZ rate cuts here - for now
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30 Oct 15, 10:02am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy on talking about Auckland property, the gender pay gap, the labour market, Shakespeare in Klingon, Dilbert & more
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29 Oct 15, 11:54am
David Hargreaves thinks the Reserve Bank is unnecessarily gambling everything on a December rise in US interest rates
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