Housing crisis

29 Jun 18, 11:25am
Surge in new dwelling consents in Auckland could be the beginning of the end for the region's housing shortage
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6 Jun 18, 10:30am
National leader Simon Bridges suggests NZ has a housing crisis but declines an interview with interest.co.nz to explain brief comment in RNZ interview
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18 Feb 18, 7:02am
This government could find itself with a worse housing crisis on its plate than the one it inherited from National, Greg Ninness suggests
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12 Feb 18, 2:43pm
Housing Minister Phil Twyford has hit back at claims his Government is not ambitious enough with its KiwiBuild policy and says expect ‘far more’ than 100,000 new houses over the next decade
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12 Feb 18, 1:45pm
There is a danger in over-examining issues such as the housing market, rather than just rolling up sleeves and taking action
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12 Feb 18, 10:01am
A 'stocktake' of the housing market commissioned by the Govt paints a 'sobering impact of the housing crisis, particularly on children', says Housing Minister Phil Twyford
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30 Nov 17, 11:28am
The number of new dwelling consents issued in October was below where it was 12 months ago
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21 Sep 17, 11:34am
Record number of migrant arrivals sees a net migration gain of 72,072 in year to August
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31 Aug 17, 9:22am
Chief Human Rights Commissioner David Rutherford says we need to work together to ensure everyone in New Zealand has an adequate home to live in. 'We must leave nobody behind'
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30 Aug 17, 11:10am
Number of residential building consents issued in July down compared to last year 
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30 Aug 17, 7:36am
Shamubeel Eaqub says there is a failure to think long-term by both local and central government. Local authorities are not the only ones responsible for the housing crisis, but they can do a lot, he believes
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29 Aug 17, 8:38am
Robert Whitaker says that in order to fix housing, we must fix renting
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28 Aug 17, 11:26am
University of Otago's Andrew Coleman looks at the intergenerational effects of the tax system on New Zealand’s housing markets
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27 Aug 17, 7:50am
Esther Woodbury calls for national planning standards that take into account the housing needs of disabled people
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26 Aug 17, 8:38am
Bill McKay says local & central govt needs to tackle the housing crisis through legislation, tax & planning rules to stop our cities being Monopoly boards where land and housing are speculative
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25 Aug 17, 9:38am
Alan Johnson says we must acknowledge that the value of state, or publicly-owned, housing is so much more than its balance sheet worth, and significant efforts must be put into increasing our publicly funded housing stock
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24 Aug 17, 7:41am
Jess Berentson-Shaw says building a large not-for-profit rental sector would rebuild NZ's foundations and realise a vision where homes are at the heart of our wellbeing
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23 Aug 17, 5:02am
With the NZ economy at a tipping point, John Tookey probes whether laissez-faire ideology or pragmatic intervention will win the housing affordability debate
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22 Aug 17, 9:28am
University of Otago public health professor Philippa Howden-Chapman says we need an informed consensus about what good quality housing looks like in New Zealand and how we can be sure it is well built and maintained
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21 Aug 17, 12:08pm
The PSA argues it's time for a bold reimagining of how we organise, plan and deliver housing in New Zealand
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