Housing New Zealand

4 Mar 19, 5:01pm
New Auckland Council and government working group to address housing and urban growth issues gets ready for action
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18 Feb 19, 3:20pm
David Hargreaves says the Government should broaden its line of attack in the fight against the country's housing problems
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7 Feb 19, 10:54am
David Hargreaves adds his voice to those exhorting the Government to keep its nerve on plans to build more houses
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18 Dec 18, 11:46am
Around 230 more first home buyers expected to qualify for Housing New Zealand grants a year, and 10 for Welcome Home Loans under scheme tweaks
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11 Dec 18, 11:16am
David Hargreaves says the Government needs to regroup over the holiday period and come back with a more clearly articulated plan for its flagship housing policy
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2 Dec 18, 12:42pm
Rodney Dickens finds the council-controlled subdivision process, the RMA and increasing infrastructure costs directly contribute to high section prices, and these processes give cover for gouging by developers
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27 Nov 18, 10:49am
David Hargreaves sees obvious potential conflicts of interest and purpose emerging within the so-called housing and urban development authority
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24 Nov 18, 11:01am
Phil Twyford progresses Nick Smith's plans to give central government the power cut through local planning rules to develop major urban housing projects
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17 Nov 18, 2:43pm
Rodney Dickens says the real problem inhibiting affordable housing is the cost of sections, and that is the one key thing the Government can do to solve the affordability problem
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28 Aug 18, 7:16am
Rodney Dickens criticises Auckland Council's economists, claiming their desire for higher density housing near rapid transport routes taints their analysis
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13 Mar 18, 2:20pm
Government plans to add 3554 houses to Auckland's public housing stocks by June 2020
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20 Dec 17, 1:21pm
Housing Minister says 2500 Christchurch state houses due to be sold by mid next year will now be retained
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25 Aug 17, 9:38am
Alan Johnson says we must acknowledge that the value of state, or publicly-owned, housing is so much more than its balance sheet worth, and significant efforts must be put into increasing our publicly funded housing stock
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21 Jul 17, 12:38pm
Social Housing Register waiting list hits new record high in June; Amy Adams says rising rents partly to blame but AS boost could help; Labour's Twyford highlights NZ homelessness as worst in OECD
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2 Jul 17, 8:41am
Has the Government's Welcome Home Loan scheme under-performed because of banks' relaxed credit policies?
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1 Jun 17, 5:02am
Adams defends govt's Auckland house building programme as doing what it can on 5% of land, says onus is on private land-owners; Labour's Twyford attacks National's credibility on number of 'affordable' homes to be built
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21 May 17, 7:02am
We now have two govt Auckland housing affordability measures, and they don’t work very well together. Alex Tarrant says govt should put its HAM where its Auckland Housing Plan mouth is
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16 May 17, 12:57pm
National to build 34,000 houses in Auckland over next decade on land currently with 8,300 state homes on it; 60% to be sold off into the market
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15 May 17, 5:20pm
National to reveal next step of govt-led house building plan in Auckland Tuesday; PM English notes scope for scale on Crown land, says govt won't need to keep them all
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5 May 17, 11:47am
Labour, National target Hamilton with KiwiBuild vs social housing announcements
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