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Housing crisis

The Government has taken a gutsy approach to tackling the housing crisis - the days of highly leveraged property investment are likely over, Greg Ninness says
23rd Mar 21, 10:07am
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The Government has taken a gutsy approach to tackling the housing crisis - the days of highly leveraged property investment are likely over, Greg Ninness says
Government spends $48 million in 3 months on grants for people in dire need of accommodation, as number of grants issued increases 5-fold in 2 years
23rd Jan 20, 2:59pm
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Government spends $48 million in 3 months on grants for people in dire need of accommodation, as number of grants issued increases 5-fold in 2 years
Surge in new dwelling consents in Auckland could be the beginning of the end for the region's housing shortage
29th Jun 18, 11:25am
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Surge in new dwelling consents in Auckland could be the beginning of the end for the region's housing shortage
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
6th Jun 18, 10:30am
by Jason Walls
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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
This government could find itself with a worse housing crisis on its plate than the one it inherited from National, Greg Ninness suggests
18th Feb 18, 7:02am
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This government could find itself with a worse housing crisis on its plate than the one it inherited from National, Greg Ninness suggests
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
12th Feb 18, 2:43pm
by Jason Walls
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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
There is a danger in over-examining issues such as the housing market, rather than just rolling up sleeves and taking action
12th Feb 18, 1:45pm
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There is a danger in over-examining issues such as the housing market, rather than just rolling up sleeves and taking action
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
12th Feb 18, 10:01am
by Jason Walls
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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
The number of new dwelling consents issued in October was below where it was 12 months ago
30th Nov 17, 11:28am
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The number of new dwelling consents issued in October was below where it was 12 months ago
Record number of migrant arrivals sees a net migration gain of 72,072 in year to August
21st Sep 17, 11:34am
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Record number of migrant arrivals sees a net migration gain of 72,072 in year to August
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'
31st Aug 17, 9:22am
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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'
Number of residential building consents issued in July down compared to last year 
30th Aug 17, 11:10am
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Number of residential building consents issued in July down compared to last year 
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
30th Aug 17, 7:36am
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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
Robert Whitaker says that in order to fix housing, we must fix renting
29th Aug 17, 8:38am
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Robert Whitaker says that in order to fix housing, we must fix renting
University of Otago's Andrew Coleman looks at the intergenerational effects of the tax system on New Zealand’s housing markets
28th Aug 17, 11:26am
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University of Otago's Andrew Coleman looks at the intergenerational effects of the tax system on New Zealand’s housing markets
Esther Woodbury calls for national planning standards that take into account the housing needs of disabled people
27th Aug 17, 7:50am
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Esther Woodbury calls for national planning standards that take into account the housing needs of disabled people
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
26th Aug 17, 8:38am
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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
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
25th Aug 17, 9:38am
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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
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
24th Aug 17, 7:41am
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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
With the NZ economy at a tipping point, John Tookey probes whether laissez-faire ideology or pragmatic intervention will win the housing affordability debate
23rd Aug 17, 5:02am
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With the NZ economy at a tipping point, John Tookey probes whether laissez-faire ideology or pragmatic intervention will win the housing affordability debate
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
22nd Aug 17, 9:28am
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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
The PSA argues it's time for a bold reimagining of how we organise, plan and deliver housing in New Zealand
21st Aug 17, 12:08pm
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The PSA argues it's time for a bold reimagining of how we organise, plan and deliver housing in New Zealand
TOP's Geoff Simmons argues National & Labour are out to lunch when it comes to addressing the housing crisis and says TOP has the answers
17th Aug 17, 12:17pm
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TOP's Geoff Simmons argues National & Labour are out to lunch when it comes to addressing the housing crisis and says TOP has the answers
Auckland has little to cheer about in new dwelling consent figures, with June numbers lower than a year ago
31st Jul 17, 11:15am
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Auckland has little to cheer about in new dwelling consent figures, with June numbers lower than a year ago
New dwelling consents are increasing but still lag well behind growing demand in Auckland where housing shortage continues to worsen
30th Jun 17, 11:35am
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New dwelling consents are increasing but still lag well behind growing demand in Auckland where housing shortage continues to worsen