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Housing shortage

2021 looks like the year that housing supply caught up with demand - in most places, Greg Ninness reports
31st Oct 21, 6:00am
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2021 looks like the year that housing supply caught up with demand - in most places, Greg Ninness reports
Community Finance seeks $100 million to fund a community housing project offering investors interest rates north of 2%
9th Mar 21, 3:20pm
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Community Finance seeks $100 million to fund a community housing project offering investors interest rates north of 2%
Census suggests most housing development has occurred in the wealthier parts of Auckland, while high growth poorer districts have been neglected
25th Sep 19, 10:02am
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Census suggests most housing development has occurred in the wealthier parts of Auckland, while high growth poorer districts have been neglected
The latest census data show housing pressures are not confined to major centres like Auckland and Wellington
23rd Sep 19, 12:50pm
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The latest census data show housing pressures are not confined to major centres like Auckland and Wellington
New dwelling consents are particularly strong in Auckland led by growth in apartments
29th Mar 19, 11:23am
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New dwelling consents are particularly strong in Auckland led by growth in apartments
New figures showing population growth from migration is lower than previously thought means we'll need fewer new homes, says Westpac economist
1st Feb 19, 12:09pm
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New figures showing population growth from migration is lower than previously thought means we'll need fewer new homes, says Westpac economist
New figures show Auckland's housing shortage is still getting worse but should start to decline in the next one to two years
25th Nov 18, 6:02am
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New figures show Auckland's housing shortage is still getting worse but should start to decline in the next one to two years
Falls in migration & rising building consents mean Auckland's housing shortage could be on the verge of receding, but there's still a big backlog of pent up demand to overcome
23rd Oct 18, 12:44pm
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Falls in migration & rising building consents mean Auckland's housing shortage could be on the verge of receding, but there's still a big backlog of pent up demand to overcome
Eric Crampton argues fixing problems constraining infrastructure financing and with local government housing supply incentives must be the Govt's most important task
25th Feb 18, 7:24am
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Eric Crampton argues fixing problems constraining infrastructure financing and with local government housing supply incentives must be the Govt's most important task
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
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
Annual migration is still running at a record high but the monthly figures show it is starting to slowly decline
22nd Nov 17, 11:42am
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Annual migration is still running at a record high but the monthly figures show it is starting to slowly decline
New dwelling consents dropped 12.5% nationwide last month and slumped 26.7% in Auckland
31st Oct 17, 11:36am
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New dwelling consents dropped 12.5% nationwide last month and slumped 26.7% in Auckland
Migration accounted for two thirds of Auckland's population growth in the year to June
24th Oct 17, 12:12pm
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Migration accounted for two thirds of Auckland's population growth in the year to June
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 
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
The number of new dwelling consents issued has trended down every month since August last year
31st Mar 17, 11:31am
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The number of new dwelling consents issued has trended down every month since August last year
No let up in Auckland's population growth pain as net migration remains at 71,300 a year
21st Mar 17, 11:27am
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No let up in Auckland's population growth pain as net migration remains at 71,300 a year
Statistics New Zealand says the trend line for the number of new homes being consented has declined by 15% in the past five months
6th Mar 17, 11:29am
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Statistics New Zealand says the trend line for the number of new homes being consented has declined by 15% in the past five months
No easing up on housing pressure with a net gain of 71,305 migrants in the 12 months to January
27th Feb 17, 11:29am
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No easing up on housing pressure with a net gain of 71,305 migrants in the 12 months to January
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'
20th Feb 17, 4:23pm
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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'
Building and Construction Minister Smith says getting better estimates of NZ housing shortage is tough without becoming Soviet-style economy
14th Feb 17, 11:07am
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Building and Construction Minister Smith says getting better estimates of NZ housing shortage is tough without becoming Soviet-style economy
Big increase in new dwelling consents issued in Auckland in November
19th Jan 17, 11:25am
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Big increase in new dwelling consents issued in Auckland in November
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
19th Dec 16, 11:37am
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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