Housing Affordability

9th May 19, 10:29am
Stephen Forbes takes a look at what the Government has achieved and where it's heading after 18 months in office
Stephen Forbes takes a look at what the Government has achieved and where it's heading after 18 months in office
9th May 19, 10:29am
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
23rd Apr 19, 9:31am
Even though lower quartile house prices remain at or near record highs, falling interest rates have come to the rescue of first home buyers
Even though lower quartile house prices remain at or near record highs, falling interest rates have come to the rescue of first home buyers
23rd Apr 19, 9:31am
22nd Apr 19, 8:16am
David Chaston looks at the changes in average loan size for new lending for first home buyers, owner occupiers, and housing investors to try and locate the stress points
David Chaston looks at the changes in average loan size for new lending for first home buyers, owner occupiers, and housing investors to try and locate the stress points
22nd Apr 19, 8:16am
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12th Apr 19, 9:39am
Miserable end to summer for the housing market, especially in Auckland where March sales volumes were down 18% compared to March last year
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Miserable end to summer for the housing market, especially in Auckland where March sales volumes were down 18% compared to March last year
12th Apr 19, 9:39am
10th Apr 19, 9:19am
Tax experts: Govt should hold fire introducing rules to ring-fence rental losses until it knows if it'll introduce a capital gains tax, as we don't need both
Tax experts: Govt should hold fire introducing rules to ring-fence rental losses until it knows if it'll introduce a capital gains tax, as we don't need both
10th Apr 19, 9:19am
7th Apr 19, 6:02am
The construction industry's grumpiness may be the result of a forced shift in focus towards more affordable housing, says Greg Ninness
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
3rd Apr 19, 5:00am
Latest QV figures show housing values are falling in Auckland while the rate of growth is slowing in the rest of the country
Latest QV figures show housing values are falling in Auckland while the rate of growth is slowing in the rest of the country
3rd Apr 19, 5:00am
30th Mar 19, 10:12am
Oliver Hartwich says the rest of Phil Twyford's housing policy is sufficiently ambitious and radical to solve NZ's housing problems without recourse to KiwiBuild
Oliver Hartwich says the rest of Phil Twyford's housing policy is sufficiently ambitious and radical to solve NZ's housing problems without recourse to KiwiBuild
30th Mar 19, 10:12am
29th Mar 19, 10:00am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy on housing vs equities, what barriers to affordable housing cost the economy, upzoning, restoring affordability & more
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy on housing vs equities, what barriers to affordable housing cost the economy, upzoning, restoring affordability & more
29th Mar 19, 10:00am
28th Mar 19, 10:09am
Susan St John says the minority report from the Tax Working Group should be taken seriously if the desire is to reduce inequality and improve housing affordability
Susan St John says the minority report from the Tax Working Group should be taken seriously if the desire is to reduce inequality and improve housing affordability
28th Mar 19, 10:09am
24th Mar 19, 6:02am
Lower quartile house prices were surprisingly strong in February - making life more difficult for aspiring first home buyers
Lower quartile house prices were surprisingly strong in February - making life more difficult for aspiring first home buyers
24th Mar 19, 6:02am
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4th Mar 19, 5:01pm
New Auckland Council and government working group to address housing and urban growth issues gets ready for action
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New Auckland Council and government working group to address housing and urban growth issues gets ready for action
4th Mar 19, 5:01pm
25th Feb 19, 2:30pm
Amid ongoing debate about immigration, is it time New Zealanders took the debate broader and settled on a population policy?
Amid ongoing debate about immigration, is it time New Zealanders took the debate broader and settled on a population policy?
25th Feb 19, 2:30pm
22nd Feb 19, 5:00am
Interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability Report says the slide in both interest rates and lower quartile house prices means Auckland is now considered affordable for first home buyers
Interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability Report says the slide in both interest rates and lower quartile house prices means Auckland is now considered affordable for first home buyers
22nd Feb 19, 5:00am
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21st Feb 19, 11:51am
Tax Working Group proposal for a local government tax on vacant residential land wins support from Auckland Mayor Phil Goff
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Tax Working Group proposal for a local government tax on vacant residential land wins support from Auckland Mayor Phil Goff
21st Feb 19, 11:51am
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20th Feb 19, 2:30pm
A year after formally pulling out of tendering for big building projects following huge financial losses, Fletcher Building is tentatively signalling a likely re-entry into such work later this calendar year
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A year after formally pulling out of tendering for big building projects following huge financial losses, Fletcher Building is tentatively signalling a likely re-entry into such work later this calendar year
20th Feb 19, 2:30pm
10th Feb 19, 6:02am
New estimates showing much lower levels of migration have probably reduced the size of Auckland's housing shortage but it hasn't gone away
New estimates showing much lower levels of migration have probably reduced the size of Auckland's housing shortage but it hasn't gone away
10th Feb 19, 6:02am
31st Jan 19, 12:36pm
Home Loan Affordability Reports show a rise in prices and interest rates at the end of last year made it harder for first home buyers to get their own home
Home Loan Affordability Reports show a rise in prices and interest rates at the end of last year made it harder for first home buyers to get their own home
31st Jan 19, 12:36pm
23rd Jan 19, 4:12pm
The Labour-Greens confidence & supply agreement promotes 'progressive' housing ownership models. So will the Government roll out a shared equity scheme?
The Labour-Greens confidence & supply agreement promotes 'progressive' housing ownership models. So will the Government roll out a shared equity scheme?
23rd Jan 19, 4:12pm

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