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Auckland Housing

Kāinga Ora would need a $21 billion cash injection over four years to stay solvent, according to Bill English report
20th May 24, 4:30pm
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Kāinga Ora would need a $21 billion cash injection over four years to stay solvent, according to Bill English report
Auckland Council's chief economist says if improving affordability is a goal, then we need to give serious consideration to increasing our capacity to build new homes
1st Apr 24, 7:00am
by Guest
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Auckland Council's chief economist says if improving affordability is a goal, then we need to give serious consideration to increasing our capacity to build new homes
Housing Minister Chris Bishop says he wants to flood big cities with 30 years of mixed-use land ready for development to 'solve New Zealand’s housing crisis'
27th Feb 24, 9:26am
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Housing Minister Chris Bishop says he wants to flood big cities with 30 years of mixed-use land ready for development to 'solve New Zealand’s housing crisis'
The Government asks former finance minister Bill English to review its housing agency, which faces climbing construction and debt servicing costs
18th Dec 23, 4:10pm
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The Government asks former finance minister Bill English to review its housing agency, which faces climbing construction and debt servicing costs
A gaping infrastructure deficit and a growing population will pose a challenge to the incoming National-led government
16th Nov 23, 5:00am
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A gaping infrastructure deficit and a growing population will pose a challenge to the incoming National-led government
Immigration driven population growth in Auckland means demand for housing is starting to exceed supply
26th Oct 23, 10:40am
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Immigration driven population growth in Auckland means demand for housing is starting to exceed supply
Medium-density buildings would need to be approved by a super-majority of homeowners in many suburbs under Act's housing plan
10th Sep 23, 1:07pm
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Medium-density buildings would need to be approved by a super-majority of homeowners in many suburbs under Act's housing plan
David Hargreaves has a look at the housing market's prospects in the wake of some strong Auckland monthly sales figures and ahead of a pivotal (for the housing market) election
7th Sep 23, 9:00am
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David Hargreaves has a look at the housing market's prospects in the wake of some strong Auckland monthly sales figures and ahead of a pivotal (for the housing market) election
A ban on foreign homebuyers could be changed under a National-led government, while Labour warns any change could be irreversible
16th Aug 23, 12:11pm
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A ban on foreign homebuyers could be changed under a National-led government, while Labour warns any change could be irreversible
First benchmarking report for Auckland finds lifestyle ranks well, but infrastructure and transport is holding back economy
8th Aug 23, 5:00am
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First benchmarking report for Auckland finds lifestyle ranks well, but infrastructure and transport is holding back economy
A new National Party policy that would let young people use KiwiSaver to pay rental agreement bonds is a ‘stop-gap’ measure that dilutes the scheme, experts say 
17th Jul 23, 3:40pm
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A new National Party policy that would let young people use KiwiSaver to pay rental agreement bonds is a ‘stop-gap’ measure that dilutes the scheme, experts say 
The Unitary Plan has protected Auckland families from significantly higher rents, according to Auckland University's Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy
4th Jun 23, 6:00am
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The Unitary Plan has protected Auckland families from significantly higher rents, according to Auckland University's Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy
Auckland MP Simon O’Connor says he successfully lobbied for the bipartisan MDRS policy to be 'walked back'
30th May 23, 6:19pm
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Auckland MP Simon O’Connor says he successfully lobbied for the bipartisan MDRS policy to be 'walked back'
Christopher Luxon’s National Party has scrapped a bi-partisan housing agreement and will instead allow cities to choose where and how to build 30-years of growth
28th May 23, 11:42am
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Christopher Luxon’s National Party has scrapped a bi-partisan housing agreement and will instead allow cities to choose where and how to build 30-years of growth
The current high level of new homes being built in Auckland probably won't last
15th May 23, 11:46am
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The current high level of new homes being built in Auckland probably won't last
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Insurer Suncorp says Auckland customers will need to be realistic about repair timetable
8th Feb 23, 7:44am
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Insurer Suncorp says Auckland customers will need to be realistic about repair timetable
Councils ordered not to allow housing sprawl onto rich soils, but also won't help Councils densify much
20th Sep 22, 6:46am
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Councils ordered not to allow housing sprawl onto rich soils, but also won't help Councils densify much
BRANZ-Pacifecon annual forecast of building pipeline sees $11b slump in housebuilding by 2025 driving overall construction fall of $9b; infrastructure and non-residential still solid
16th Aug 22, 12:04pm
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BRANZ-Pacifecon annual forecast of building pipeline sees $11b slump in housebuilding by 2025 driving overall construction fall of $9b; infrastructure and non-residential still solid
Bernard Hickey challenges the idea the 'squeezed middle' need tax cuts or hand outs. The 'squeezed middle' is actually flush with cash, paying relatively little for their mortgages & their household incomes have grown faster than inflation since Covid
17th Jul 22, 6:00am
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Bernard Hickey challenges the idea the 'squeezed middle' need tax cuts or hand outs. The 'squeezed middle' is actually flush with cash, paying relatively little for their mortgages & their household incomes have grown faster than inflation since Covid
Behind-the-scenes pressure on landlords, from tax deductibility changes and rising interest rates, likely to prompt rent increases postponed until now
12th Jan 22, 12:17pm
by Toby Allen
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Behind-the-scenes pressure on landlords, from tax deductibility changes and rising interest rates, likely to prompt rent increases postponed until now
New home completions in Auckland bounced back strongly after lockdown but may have passed their peak
11th Dec 21, 9:08am
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New home completions in Auckland bounced back strongly after lockdown but may have passed their peak
The number of new homes being completed in Auckland has doubled over the last five years and is continuing to rise
19th Mar 21, 10:21am
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The number of new homes being completed in Auckland has doubled over the last five years and is continuing to rise
New dwelling completions in Auckland are on a high but may be close to peaking
25th Jan 20, 9:20am
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New dwelling completions in Auckland are on a high but may be close to peaking
The construction industry's grumpiness may be the result of a forced shift in focus towards more affordable housing, says Greg Ninness
7th Apr 19, 6:02am
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The construction industry's grumpiness may be the result of a forced shift in focus towards more affordable housing, says Greg Ninness
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says central bank has 'historically low level' of house price inflation projected; says investor perceptions 'are being tested at the moment'
13th Feb 19, 4:47pm
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says central bank has 'historically low level' of house price inflation projected; says investor perceptions 'are being tested at the moment'