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The Ts and Cs of the Government's $187 million shared equity scheme for aspiring homeowners
9th Oct 21, 9:57am
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The Ts and Cs of the Government's $187 million shared equity scheme for aspiring homeowners
A closer look at the calls for the Government to provide regulatory and financial support to grow the build-to-rent sector
25th Jul 21, 6:01am
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A closer look at the calls for the Government to provide regulatory and financial support to grow the build-to-rent sector
The Government is putting $136 mln into a scheme that it says will create capacity for 2000 new houses in Porirua and create up to 250 jobs
13th Jul 21, 8:30am
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The Government is putting $136 mln into a scheme that it says will create capacity for 2000 new houses in Porirua and create up to 250 jobs
How $3.8 billion of government funding is expected to get more houses built
27th Jun 21, 6:01am
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How $3.8 billion of government funding is expected to get more houses built
Government ringfences $1 billion of $3.8 billion Housing Acceleration Fund for councils, iwi and developers investing in infrastructure to support the building of new houses
22nd Jun 21, 10:04am
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Government ringfences $1 billion of $3.8 billion Housing Acceleration Fund for councils, iwi and developers investing in infrastructure to support the building of new houses
SBS Bank focusing on first home buyer, consumer and reverse equity lending as it calls time on rural lending and pulls back on commercial lending
4th Jun 21, 10:03am
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SBS Bank focusing on first home buyer, consumer and reverse equity lending as it calls time on rural lending and pulls back on commercial lending
Owner-occupiers have been able to buy KiwiBuild houses since mid-2020, when the Government quietly broadened the scheme in fear house building would plummet
30th Apr 21, 1:16pm
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Owner-occupiers have been able to buy KiwiBuild houses since mid-2020, when the Government quietly broadened the scheme in fear house building would plummet
Green Party suggests the Govt gives the RBNZ tools to further restrict bank lending to property investors, and forces it to use these tools if it doesn't on its accord
17th Mar 21, 1:19pm
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Green Party suggests the Govt gives the RBNZ tools to further restrict bank lending to property investors, and forces it to use these tools if it doesn't on its accord
Brendon Harre explores how housing can be restored to its central place in a move back to recovering our Egalitarian Dream
14th Mar 21, 9:28am
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Brendon Harre explores how housing can be restored to its central place in a move back to recovering our Egalitarian Dream
Government funding to community housing providers sees only 12 families benefit from progressive home ownership thus far
24th Feb 21, 1:04pm
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Government funding to community housing providers sees only 12 families benefit from progressive home ownership thus far
NZ dollar hits 34-month high, as New Zealand becomes the first developed country with investment-grade debt to receive a credit rating upgrade since COVID-19 hit
22nd Feb 21, 5:43pm
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NZ dollar hits 34-month high, as New Zealand becomes the first developed country with investment-grade debt to receive a credit rating upgrade since COVID-19 hit
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development believes stalled Government underwrite would help stimulate the construction sector and see more affordable houses built
17th Feb 21, 4:58pm
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Ministry of Housing and Urban Development believes stalled Government underwrite would help stimulate the construction sector and see more affordable houses built
Brendon Harre says the longer we ignore the growing social issues flowing from rising housing costs, the worse our productivity performance will be
13th Feb 21, 9:46am
by Guest
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Brendon Harre says the longer we ignore the growing social issues flowing from rising housing costs, the worse our productivity performance will be
Jacinda Ardern says thanks, but no thanks to National's emergency housing proposal, as the Government is slow to move on its own key supply-side initiatives
27th Jan 21, 7:33am
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Jacinda Ardern says thanks, but no thanks to National's emergency housing proposal, as the Government is slow to move on its own key supply-side initiatives
Brendon Harre sees the property owning ‘haves’ taking all the economic opportunity and leaving nothing for the ‘have-nots’. He wants a Housing Commissioner with the ability to level the field
27th Dec 20, 6:02am
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Brendon Harre sees the property owning ‘haves’ taking all the economic opportunity and leaving nothing for the ‘have-nots’. He wants a Housing Commissioner with the ability to level the field
Government takes stock before implementing $350 million plan to underwrite housing developments, as credit crunch fears dissipate 
8th Dec 20, 4:55pm
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Government takes stock before implementing $350 million plan to underwrite housing developments, as credit crunch fears dissipate 
A day on the campaign trail: Jacinda Ardern sees silver lining of regional house price growth; Judith Collins rubbishes underwriting property development
15th Oct 20, 5:29pm
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A day on the campaign trail: Jacinda Ardern sees silver lining of regional house price growth; Judith Collins rubbishes underwriting property development
Why Labour believes the government needs to underwrite housing developments, and how it plans to 'stabilise' house price growth when it's up against the RBNZ cutting interest rates
7th Oct 20, 9:44am
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Why Labour believes the government needs to underwrite housing developments, and how it plans to 'stabilise' house price growth when it's up against the RBNZ cutting interest rates
Government to underwrite and invest in 'stalled or at-risk' residential property developments amid fears of credit crunch
7th Aug 20, 11:00am
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Government to underwrite and invest in 'stalled or at-risk' residential property developments amid fears of credit crunch
'Less certain and more expensive' - Treasury's take on a complex model to levy landowners to pay for infrastructure 
26th Feb 20, 12:32pm
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'Less certain and more expensive' - Treasury's take on a complex model to levy landowners to pay for infrastructure 
Stay for 7 days, then pay - Government to start charging emergency housing recipients rent like other social housing tenants 
14th Feb 20, 5:00am
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Stay for 7 days, then pay - Government to start charging emergency housing recipients rent like other social housing tenants 
Government plans to buy and rent about 800 more houses, and set up 'temporary housing villages' as part of $300m investment to reduce homelessness
13th Feb 20, 11:35am
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Government plans to buy and rent about 800 more houses, and set up 'temporary housing villages' as part of $300m investment to reduce homelessness
Salvation Army questions how we're building more houses, but low income earners are still struggling to put roofs over their heads
12th Feb 20, 5:00am
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Salvation Army questions how we're building more houses, but low income earners are still struggling to put roofs over their heads
KiwiBuild stock take: Govt currently $26 million out of pocket buying and selling KiwiBuild houses; 406 houses sold, 728 under construction; Mixed response from developers to reset
7th Feb 20, 9:42am
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KiwiBuild stock take: Govt currently $26 million out of pocket buying and selling KiwiBuild houses; 406 houses sold, 728 under construction; Mixed response from developers to reset
We should see some solid sales activity over the next few months and look out for some big announcements from KiwiBuild and Kainga Ora, but those expecting another price boom may be disappointed
21st Jan 20, 8:30am
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We should see some solid sales activity over the next few months and look out for some big announcements from KiwiBuild and Kainga Ora, but those expecting another price boom may be disappointed