Housing shortage

25 Feb 18, 7:24am
Eric Crampton argues fixing problems constraining infrastructure financing and with local government housing supply incentives must be the Govt's most important task
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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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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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22 Nov 17, 11:42am
Annual migration is still running at a record high but the monthly figures show it is starting to slowly decline
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31 Oct 17, 11:36am
New dwelling consents dropped 12.5% nationwide last month and slumped 26.7% in Auckland
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24 Oct 17, 12:12pm
Migration accounted for two thirds of Auckland's population growth in the year to June
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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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31 Jul 17, 11:15am
Auckland has little to cheer about in new dwelling consent figures, with June numbers lower than a year ago
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30 Jun 17, 11:35am
New dwelling consents are increasing but still lag well behind growing demand in Auckland where housing shortage continues to worsen
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31 Mar 17, 11:31am
The number of new dwelling consents issued has trended down every month since August last year
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21 Mar 17, 11:27am
No let up in Auckland's population growth pain as net migration remains at 71,300 a year
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6 Mar 17, 11:29am
Statistics New Zealand says the trend line for the number of new homes being consented has declined by 15% in the past five months
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27 Feb 17, 11:29am
No easing up on housing pressure with a net gain of 71,305 migrants in the 12 months to January
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20 Feb 17, 4:23pm
Govt and fast-growing councils are in 'gritty talks' over use of $1bn housing infrastructure fund, PM English says; 'Councils don't seem to have projects ready to go'
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14 Feb 17, 11:07am
Building and Construction Minister Smith says getting better estimates of NZ housing shortage is tough without becoming Soviet-style economy
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19 Jan 17, 11:25am
Big increase in new dwelling consents issued in Auckland in November
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19 Dec 16, 11:37am
PM Bill English abolishes position of Housing Minister as latest figures show growing housing disaster in Auckland with only two thirds of the homes required being consented
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31 Oct 16, 11:19am
Auckland housing shortage worsens as new dwelling consents decline while migration sits at new high
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26 Aug 16, 11:57am
The rate at which new homes are being built relative to our population size is less than half what it was in 1974
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25 Jul 16, 12:24pm
Infometrics expects big jump in high density housing once Auckland's Unitary Plan is finalised, which could push prices down by 11%
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