Affordable housing

12 Mar 19, 5:57pm
Twyford to let law allowing for Special Housing Areas expire, as he focuses on beefing up central government's ability to cut through local planning rules 
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20 Feb 19, 11:14am
Cheapest KiwiBuild homes announced, as Mike Greer commits to building 104 homes in Christchurch and West Auckland 
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29 Jan 19, 10:01am
The Government is looking to set up 'partnership groups' with builders and developers to undertake major housing projects
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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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13 Nov 18, 12:03pm
KiwiBuild homes are on the margins of affordability for first buyers but that could change significantly next year, writes Greg Ninness
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30 Sep 18, 1:00pm
KiwiBuild houses at Wanaka to be priced between $565,000 and $650,000
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11 Sep 18, 11:03am
The Government's plans for 10,000 new homes around Mt Roskill could extend significantly into the neighbouring suburbs of Sandringham, Balmoral, Three Kings and Hillsborough
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5 Sep 18, 5:00am
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons calls for Housing NZ to be replaced by regional 'associations' tasked with providing both affordable and state housing
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27 Jul 18, 1:28pm
KiwiBuild pre-qualification stage to open in early August; proof of finance and income necessary to enter the ballot
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19 Jul 18, 2:45pm
Three quarters of the people who have applied for a KiwiBuild home are from Auckland
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4 Jul 18, 11:52am
The IMF is calling on the Tax Working Group to introduce a land taxes in a bid to help give the Government’s KiwiBuild project a leg up
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13 Apr 18, 9:34am
Housing Minister Phil Twyford opens up a little more about the Unitec development in interview with Mt Albert Inc editor Bruce Morris
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27 Mar 18, 10:04am
The Government's plans to build 3000-4000 affordable homes in Mt Albert will be a litmus test for both its KiwiBuild scheme and Auckland Council's Unitary Plan
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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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19 Dec 17, 1:47pm
Housing Minister announces establishment of interim unit within MBIE to start work on 100,000 affordable homes programme
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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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8 Oct 16, 11:07am
Geoff Simmons notes that housing debt has hit record levels and yet policy ideas to prevent coming economic damage never deal with the tax loopholes that are driving the housing bubble
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1 Oct 16, 9:17am
Geoff Simmons wants Auckland to just get on with the Unitary Plan, says there are no loss of 'rights' involved, the 'heritage' claims are a smokescreen, and the delays kneecap tomorrow's heritage
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28 Sep 16, 1:54pm
AUT Professor says the Government can't rely on the private sector to develop affordable housing in Auckland and will need to do it itself
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