Housing NZ

10 Jul 18, 10:33am
Government to bulldoze Housing NZ complex in central Auckland to make way for 280 new apartments – 80 of which will be for the homeless
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6 Jun 18, 10:30am
National leader Simon Bridges suggests NZ has a housing crisis but declines an interview with interest.co.nz to explain brief comment in RNZ interview
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29 May 18, 12:05pm
A ground-breaking new report reveals NZ’s ‘moral panic’ on meth contamination in houses has been way overblown & multi millions spent on decontamination was a waste
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18 May 18, 3:58pm
MBIE believes the value of residential property investment over the next 5 years will be 2-5 times higher than Treasury projects; Twyford says Treasury's math is 'simply wrong'
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12 Feb 18, 1:45pm
There is a danger in over-examining issues such as the housing market, rather than just rolling up sleeves and taking action
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12 Feb 18, 10:01am
A 'stocktake' of the housing market commissioned by the Govt paints a 'sobering impact of the housing crisis, particularly on children', says Housing Minister Phil Twyford
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8 Dec 17, 10:13am
National Party housing spokesperson responds to Phil Twyford's first big policy speech on how he will tackle housing affordability, housing availability and home ownership
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4 Dec 17, 4:24pm
If Phil Twyford follows through on the sentiments expressed in his first major speech as Housing Minister then the housing sector may be facing an even bigger shake up than people realise
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19 Sep 17, 10:44am
Leaky homes are back in focus ahead of Saturday's election; Nick Smith has asked officials to look at extending the 10% equity Welcome Home Loan scheme to leaky home owners; RNZ running series on the issue
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23 May 16, 4:03pm
Nick Smith announces deals done for developments on three Government-owned land sites in Auckland to build 740 homes; sites in Manukau, Mt Albert and Waterview; homes to be built within 18 mths
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9 Jul 15, 1:06pm
Nick Smith announces all rental properties that can be insulated have to be insulated by July 2019; smoke alarms compulsory from July 2016; Govt decides against WOF; will beef up enforcement instead
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29 Jun 15, 11:36am
Key, English defend possibility that Queensland-based housing charity could buy quarter of state houses up for sale; Labour, NZ First say move 'desperate' and social housing reforms now a 'farce'
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8 Jun 15, 10:25pm
Key, English reject Labour's WOF-style proposal for Healthy Homes Guarantee, but government sources say minimum standards for insulation and smoke alarms being prepared
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30 Apr 15, 10:23am
Company co-owned by government, Auckland Council to take charge of major Auckland state housing redevelopment
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24 Mar 15, 2:50pm
English says NZ$ highs vs A$ and Euro good but consumers, but headwinds for exporters; won't comment on if RBNZ should cut OCR
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19 Mar 15, 6:31pm
Frustration growing over slow house-building progress at flagship Tamaki Redevelopment project with Council and Housing NZ at Glen Innes
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11 Feb 15, 7:44pm
Housing NZ on track to build 2,000 new homes by end of 2015; says not capital constrained; able to raise funds by selling land
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28 Jan 15, 12:42pm
Key details wider social housing reforms, including selling up to 2,000 state houses in coming year; more social housing subsidies
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27 Jan 15, 2:36pm
PM John Key to focus on social housing in State of the Nation address; scale of state house sales, size of rent subsidies and use of NGOs key issues
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4 Nov 14, 5:52pm
Opposition says plans to sell off state houses and offer more income related rent subsidies will drive up rents
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