Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

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9th Sep 19, 6:30pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, against Treasury's advice, sees KiwiBuild as the 'biggest lever' the Government can pull to improve housing affordability
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, against Treasury's advice, sees KiwiBuild as the 'biggest lever' the Government can pull to improve housing affordability
9th Sep 19, 6:30pm
7th Sep 19, 10:58am
Treasury advises new Housing Minister that government building programmes (ie: KiwiBuild) will be 'expensive, inflationary, and slow to deliver' without supply reforms; Says need can't be met in current environment
Treasury advises new Housing Minister that government building programmes (ie: KiwiBuild) will be 'expensive, inflationary, and slow to deliver' without supply reforms; Says need can't be met in current environment
7th Sep 19, 10:58am
4th Sep 19, 8:04pm
Housing Minister Megan Woods on ditching KiwiBuild targets, lumping developers with more risk and involving community organisations in progressive home ownership schemes
Housing Minister Megan Woods on ditching KiwiBuild targets, lumping developers with more risk and involving community organisations in progressive home ownership schemes
4th Sep 19, 8:04pm
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4th Sep 19, 1:00pm
Housing reset: KiwiBuild eligibility broadened for buyers and developers; Developers to shoulder more risk; $400m of KiwiBuild funding to go towards new progressive home ownership schemes; Existing schemes supporting first-home-buyers bolstered
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Housing reset: KiwiBuild eligibility broadened for buyers and developers; Developers to shoulder more risk; $400m of KiwiBuild funding to go towards new progressive home ownership schemes; Existing schemes supporting first-home-buyers bolstered
4th Sep 19, 1:00pm
21st Aug 19, 1:08pm
KiwiBuild Head of Delivery Helen O'Sullivan resigns a month before her contract expires to take up a private sector role; News comes ahead of Government announcing its housing 'reset'
KiwiBuild Head of Delivery Helen O'Sullivan resigns a month before her contract expires to take up a private sector role; News comes ahead of Government announcing its housing 'reset'
21st Aug 19, 1:08pm
21st Aug 19, 11:54am
Government proposes new policies to specifically require local councils to leapfrog the NIMBYs and enable more urban intensification
Government proposes new policies to specifically require local councils to leapfrog the NIMBYs and enable more urban intensification
21st Aug 19, 11:54am
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12th Jun 19, 4:36pm
Housing Minister Phil Twyford in talks with developers and officials over making public land available for private developers committed to building long-term affordable rentals
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Housing Minister Phil Twyford in talks with developers and officials over making public land available for private developers committed to building long-term affordable rentals
12th Jun 19, 4:36pm
8th May 19, 8:13am
Housing Minister Phil Twyford refuses to confirm whether 'KiwiBuild recalibration' will include 100,000 house target; expresses interest in using shared equity schemes to get people into KiwiBuild houses
Housing Minister Phil Twyford refuses to confirm whether 'KiwiBuild recalibration' will include 100,000 house target; expresses interest in using shared equity schemes to get people into KiwiBuild houses
8th May 19, 8:13am
3rd Feb 19, 6:02am
'Let's do what?' Jenée Tibshraeny explores the extent to which the goals the Government's set itself will define how successful it is
'Let's do what?' Jenée Tibshraeny explores the extent to which the goals the Government's set itself will define how successful it is
3rd Feb 19, 6:02am
19th Jan 19, 9:00am
Why five months into the 2019 financial year none of the $90 million Treasury had set aside for KiwiBuild had been touched
Why five months into the 2019 financial year none of the $90 million Treasury had set aside for KiwiBuild had been touched
19th Jan 19, 9:00am
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18th Jan 19, 1:57pm
KiwiBuild head Stephen Barclay hands in 'immediately effective' resignation; Minister Phil Twyford can't comment because it's an 'employment issue'
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KiwiBuild head Stephen Barclay hands in 'immediately effective' resignation; Minister Phil Twyford can't comment because it's an 'employment issue'
18th Jan 19, 1:57pm
16th Dec 18, 8:29am
Treasury cuts forecasts of govt spending on KiwiBuild in recognition of private investment; Flags govt exposure to a property market downturn
Treasury cuts forecasts of govt spending on KiwiBuild in recognition of private investment; Flags govt exposure to a property market downturn
16th Dec 18, 8:29am
10th Dec 18, 8:27pm
PM tight lipped on rumours KiwiBuild CEO Stephen Barclay is off work due to an employment dispute; Says his absence has nothing to do with the KiwiBuild programme
PM tight lipped on rumours KiwiBuild CEO Stephen Barclay is off work due to an employment dispute; Says his absence has nothing to do with the KiwiBuild programme
10th Dec 18, 8:27pm
4th Dec 18, 11:57am
Andrew Crisp appointed CEO of the new Ministry of Housing and Urban Development responsible for KiwiBuild, Housing NZ and the new Housing and Urban Development Authority
Andrew Crisp appointed CEO of the new Ministry of Housing and Urban Development responsible for KiwiBuild, Housing NZ and the new Housing and Urban Development Authority
4th Dec 18, 11:57am
26th Nov 18, 3:12pm
Twyford says National-drafted legislation to strengthen the management of apartments and townhouses isn't a priority for the Government at the moment
Twyford says National-drafted legislation to strengthen the management of apartments and townhouses isn't a priority for the Government at the moment
26th Nov 18, 3:12pm
4th Oct 18, 7:10am
Housing Minister Phil Twyford seeks advice on a National Party bill that aims to strengthen the management of the $50 billion apartment sector
Housing Minister Phil Twyford seeks advice on a National Party bill that aims to strengthen the management of the $50 billion apartment sector
4th Oct 18, 7:10am
1st Oct 18, 12:41pm
The new Ministry of Housing and Urban Development brings together functions previously undertaken by MBIE, MSD and Treasury
The new Ministry of Housing and Urban Development brings together functions previously undertaken by MBIE, MSD and Treasury
1st Oct 18, 12:41pm