Housing

13 Sep 18, 11:46am
Why TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants the Tax Working Group to take a capital gains tax off the table... and replace it with an equity tax
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11 Sep 18, 11:17am
As the Government stumbles from one crisis to another, it's looking for the flagship KiwiBuild programme to inject some stability and lead it in a more positive direction; the stakes are high
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10 Sep 18, 5:05pm
Prime Minister says Govt is 'opening the door' for families locked out of home ownership
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8 Sep 18, 10:31am
Auckland Council is consenting many more dwellings, especially smaller dwelling units. And building these will require a different type of construction worker, one already in hot demand
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6 Sep 18, 1:10pm
David Hargreaves argues that what is missing from the Government's Healthy Homes initiative is a long-term plan to modernise all of New Zealand's housing stock
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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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30 Aug 18, 11:20am
New dwelling consents were at elevated levels in Auckland last month, but down in most other main centres
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30 Aug 18, 9:54am
David Hargreaves says despite the wave of both pro and anti comments about the Government's review of the Residential Tenancies Act, what is being proposed is in fact a disappointingly shallow series of tweaks; but what's the thing with pets?
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29 Aug 18, 2:01pm
Paper for UN sustainable development project sets out why and how the ways energy, transport, food and housing are produced and consumed should be transformed
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27 Aug 18, 10:03am
Minister of Housing Phil Twyford eyes increase to tenancy termination notice periods, ‘no cause tenancy terminations’ and limiting rent increases in shakeup of the Residential Tenancies Act
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25 Aug 18, 9:21am
Brendon Harre asks: Do we need to think small to solve big problems like rising housing and transport costs?
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23 Aug 18, 9:53am
What if we magically increased the number of houses in Auckland by 20% and dropped population growth by 25%? We'd still have a housing shortage, concludes Auckland Council's chief economist 
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16 Aug 18, 3:48pm
New data reveals construction sector bosses are pessimistic about the future, but Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says he has an ‘action plan’
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16 Aug 18, 2:35pm
UK Investment Minister says British infrastructure firms will 'literally help build NZ's future' with preparations for NZ/UK FTA negotiations underway
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15 Aug 18, 6:58pm
Top Chinese property website says if anyone has been driving up house prices, 'it’s your rich dad and uncle, not rich Chinese'
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15 Aug 18, 6:25pm
The controversial Overseas Investment Amendment Bill has passed its third reading with 65 votes for and 57 against and will become law in a matter of weeks
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15 Aug 18, 3:52pm
Housing Minister Phil Twyford says 'affordable' KiwiBuild home prices less likely to be affected by fluctuating market than higher valued homes
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13 Aug 18, 12:10pm
The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill was one of the first bills the Government said it would implement and this week it will likely become law
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6 Aug 18, 4:06pm
ANZ economists expect building industry to 'muddle through' at still-high activity levels, but it's not an easy road ahead
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6 Aug 18, 2:56pm
Kiwibank economists estimate a national shortfall of over 100,000 homes so see no chance of 'oversupply' fuelling a correction; don't believe the RBNZ will be easing LVRs any time soon
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