Housing Affordability

27th Feb 21, 9:02am
Lots of words, not much action - Jenée Tibshraeny on what making the RBNZ consider house prices means for you
Lots of words, not much action - Jenée Tibshraeny on what making the RBNZ consider house prices means for you
27th Feb 21, 9:02am
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24th Feb 21, 1:04pm
Government funding to community housing providers sees only 12 families benefit from progressive home ownership thus far
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Government funding to community housing providers sees only 12 families benefit from progressive home ownership thus far
24th Feb 21, 1:04pm
22nd Feb 21, 2:11pm
NZ will have to wait a couple more weeks to find out how the Govt plans to address the housing crisis, as the latest COVID-19 outbreak moves housing down the priority list
NZ will have to wait a couple more weeks to find out how the Govt plans to address the housing crisis, as the latest COVID-19 outbreak moves housing down the priority list
22nd Feb 21, 2:11pm
21st Feb 21, 6:02am
Gareth Vaughan wonders whether the only way New Zealand will get a circuit breaker to our housing affordability woes will be if there's a severe housing market downturn
Gareth Vaughan wonders whether the only way New Zealand will get a circuit breaker to our housing affordability woes will be if there's a severe housing market downturn
21st Feb 21, 6:02am
17th Feb 21, 4:58pm
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development believes stalled Government underwrite would help stimulate the construction sector and see more affordable houses built
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development believes stalled Government underwrite would help stimulate the construction sector and see more affordable houses built
17th Feb 21, 4:58pm
17th Feb 21, 9:16am
The strong housing market has helped propel Fletcher Building's NZ residential construction business to a 130% rise in profits
The strong housing market has helped propel Fletcher Building's NZ residential construction business to a 130% rise in profits
17th Feb 21, 9:16am
17th Feb 21, 9:00am
Gareth Vaughan on fearless investors, an Irish housing solution, moving beyond COVID elimination, the unattainability of herd immunity & the biggest bribe in the history of bribing
Gareth Vaughan on fearless investors, an Irish housing solution, moving beyond COVID elimination, the unattainability of herd immunity & the biggest bribe in the history of bribing
17th Feb 21, 9:00am
11th Feb 21, 4:38pm
Treasury says it's too early to tell if the RBNZ's moves to lower interest rates have increased wealth inequality, as Robertson defends his decision not to take more drastic action on housing last year
Treasury says it's too early to tell if the RBNZ's moves to lower interest rates have increased wealth inequality, as Robertson defends his decision not to take more drastic action on housing last year
11th Feb 21, 4:38pm
26th Jan 21, 10:12am
Low interest rates have created winners and losers in the housing market as the COVID-19 pandemic rumbles on
Low interest rates have created winners and losers in the housing market as the COVID-19 pandemic rumbles on
26th Jan 21, 10:12am
21st Jan 21, 4:08pm
Govt to unveil demand-side housing response and 'high-level' decisions around the RMA in February, followed by supply-side measures at the May Budget
Govt to unveil demand-side housing response and 'high-level' decisions around the RMA in February, followed by supply-side measures at the May Budget
21st Jan 21, 4:08pm
20th Jan 21, 8:45am
Greens bite the bullet and call for house prices to fall; Govt announcements on housing expected as soon as Thursday
Greens bite the bullet and call for house prices to fall; Govt announcements on housing expected as soon as Thursday
20th Jan 21, 8:45am
26th Dec 20, 9:31am
Susan St John makes the case for taxing a deemed rate of return on excessive real estate holdings (after a family home exemption), to redirect scarce housing resources to where they are needed most
Susan St John makes the case for taxing a deemed rate of return on excessive real estate holdings (after a family home exemption), to redirect scarce housing resources to where they are needed most
26th Dec 20, 9:31am
22nd Dec 20, 11:53am
The benefits of rising wages and lower interest rates on mortgage payments for first home buyers have been more than wiped out by rising house prices
The benefits of rising wages and lower interest rates on mortgage payments for first home buyers have been more than wiped out by rising house prices
22nd Dec 20, 11:53am
16th Dec 20, 7:24am
ANZ housing report says urgent action is needed to make housing more affordable including ramping up supply and curbing immigration
ANZ housing report says urgent action is needed to make housing more affordable including ramping up supply and curbing immigration
16th Dec 20, 7:24am
15th Dec 20, 11:47am
With a debt-to-income ratio tool back on the table, Gareth Vaughan looks at the political and other challenges the RBNZ needs to overcome to be granted the financial stability tool
With a debt-to-income ratio tool back on the table, Gareth Vaughan looks at the political and other challenges the RBNZ needs to overcome to be granted the financial stability tool
15th Dec 20, 11:47am
8th Dec 20, 11:50am
Home ownership levels continue declining, especially for younger people
Home ownership levels continue declining, especially for younger people
8th Dec 20, 11:50am
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7th Dec 20, 6:12pm
Jacinda Ardern says 'sustained moderation' remains the Government's goal when it comes to house prices, as people 'expect' the value of their most valuable asset to keep rising
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Jacinda Ardern says 'sustained moderation' remains the Government's goal when it comes to house prices, as people 'expect' the value of their most valuable asset to keep rising
7th Dec 20, 6:12pm
7th Dec 20, 9:23am
Susan St John looks into the 'housing elephant rampaging across New Zealand society' and assesses potential solutions
Susan St John looks into the 'housing elephant rampaging across New Zealand society' and assesses potential solutions
7th Dec 20, 9:23am
2nd Dec 20, 10:08am
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University of Auckland postgraduate student Connor Sharp explains why he has launched a petition calling on Parliament to implement a capital gains tax on residential property
University of Auckland postgraduate student Connor Sharp explains why he has launched a petition calling on Parliament to implement a capital gains tax on residential property
2nd Dec 20, 10:08am
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26th Nov 20, 8:00am
Adrian Orr indicates he might put the onus back on Grant Robertson to do more on housing affordability, including by looking at tax
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Adrian Orr indicates he might put the onus back on Grant Robertson to do more on housing affordability, including by looking at tax
26th Nov 20, 8:00am
25th Nov 20, 7:50am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says reintroducing LVR restrictions on property investors is urgently needed and the maximum LVR on investment properties should be 60% or perhaps even 50%
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says reintroducing LVR restrictions on property investors is urgently needed and the maximum LVR on investment properties should be 60% or perhaps even 50%
25th Nov 20, 7:50am
22nd Nov 20, 6:02am
Mortgage payments are just as affordable for first home buyers as they were three years ago, thanks to falling interest rates and higher wages
Mortgage payments are just as affordable for first home buyers as they were three years ago, thanks to falling interest rates and higher wages
22nd Nov 20, 6:02am
21st Nov 20, 9:08am
Peter Dunne calls for a National Housing Summit to develop a single, comprehensive, integrated national housing strategy
Peter Dunne calls for a National Housing Summit to develop a single, comprehensive, integrated national housing strategy
21st Nov 20, 9:08am
10th Nov 20, 10:06am
Fletcher Building says demand for its new houses in this country has been 'robust'
Fletcher Building says demand for its new houses in this country has been 'robust'
10th Nov 20, 10:06am
6th Nov 20, 6:29am
New report by heavy-hitter academics and economists says in order to create a knowledge hub in Auckland it will be necessary to have affordable housing for people moving from the regions; land tax mooted again
New report by heavy-hitter academics and economists says in order to create a knowledge hub in Auckland it will be necessary to have affordable housing for people moving from the regions; land tax mooted again
6th Nov 20, 6:29am

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