Housing Supply

4th Mar 20, 1:03pm
The total value of building consents hit $23.2 billion in the year to January - up 8% on the previous 12 months
The total value of building consents hit $23.2 billion in the year to January - up 8% on the previous 12 months
4th Mar 20, 1:03pm
19th Feb 20, 6:31am
National wants to make it easier for foreigners to buy land to build houses on, but can't yet specify how
National wants to make it easier for foreigners to buy land to build houses on, but can't yet specify how
19th Feb 20, 6:31am
12th Feb 20, 5:00am
Salvation Army questions how we're building more houses, but low income earners are still struggling to put roofs over their heads
Salvation Army questions how we're building more houses, but low income earners are still struggling to put roofs over their heads
12th Feb 20, 5:00am
10th Feb 20, 1:50pm
The average size of new dwellings dropped from 200 square metres in 2010 to 158 square metres in 2019 while the average construction cost rose by a third
The average size of new dwellings dropped from 200 square metres in 2010 to 158 square metres in 2019 while the average construction cost rose by a third
10th Feb 20, 1:50pm
4th Feb 20, 11:48am
The number of new dwellings consented in Auckland in December was up 30.7% on the same month of 2018
The number of new dwellings consented in Auckland in December was up 30.7% on the same month of 2018
4th Feb 20, 11:48am
21st Jan 20, 8:30am
We should see some solid sales activity over the next few months and look out for some big announcements from KiwiBuild and Kainga Ora, but those expecting another price boom may be disappointed
We should see some solid sales activity over the next few months and look out for some big announcements from KiwiBuild and Kainga Ora, but those expecting another price boom may be disappointed
21st Jan 20, 8:30am
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14th Jan 20, 11:23am
Stats NZ reports that a 2.7% lift in monthly building consents for November saw the annual level of consents around the country hit over 37,000 for the first time since the 1970s
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Stats NZ reports that a 2.7% lift in monthly building consents for November saw the annual level of consents around the country hit over 37,000 for the first time since the 1970s
14th Jan 20, 11:23am
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12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
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Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
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29th Nov 19, 11:34am
New dwelling consents surge ahead in Auckland but remain sluggish in the Bay of Plenty while the Waikato plays catch up
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New dwelling consents surge ahead in Auckland but remain sluggish in the Bay of Plenty while the Waikato plays catch up
29th Nov 19, 11:34am
28th Nov 19, 10:10am
Fletcher Building looking at modular timber and steel construction methods to crack the apartment market
Fletcher Building looking at modular timber and steel construction methods to crack the apartment market
28th Nov 19, 10:10am
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31st Oct 19, 11:27am
Most regions showing double digit annual growth in new dwelling consents
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Most regions showing double digit annual growth in new dwelling consents
31st Oct 19, 11:27am
12th Oct 19, 11:26am
A wrap of the not so politically sexy work underway to increase the supply of houses... eventually
A wrap of the not so politically sexy work underway to increase the supply of houses... eventually
12th Oct 19, 11:26am
9th Oct 19, 8:56am
Waikato and Bay of Plenty should be at the top of the list for property investors chasing growth with Taranaki, West Coast and Southland at the bottom, Greg Ninness says
Waikato and Bay of Plenty should be at the top of the list for property investors chasing growth with Taranaki, West Coast and Southland at the bottom, Greg Ninness says
9th Oct 19, 8:56am
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30th Sep 19, 11:16am
New dwelling consents were up strongly in Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury in August
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New dwelling consents were up strongly in Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury in August
30th Sep 19, 11:16am
26th Sep 19, 1:33pm
The Auckland Unitary Plan has kick-started more apartment development after a decade of lost opportunities, a response to the inefficient use of land, high infrastructure costs and externalities of sprawl
The Auckland Unitary Plan has kick-started more apartment development after a decade of lost opportunities, a response to the inefficient use of land, high infrastructure costs and externalities of sprawl
26th Sep 19, 1:33pm
25th Sep 19, 10:02am
Census suggests most housing development has occurred in the wealthier parts of Auckland, while high growth poorer districts have been neglected
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
23rd Sep 19, 12:50pm
The latest census data show housing pressures are not confined to major centres like Auckland and Wellington
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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9th Sep 19, 6:30pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, against Treasury's advice, sees KiwiBuild as the 'biggest lever' the Government can pull to improve housing affordability
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, against Treasury's advice, sees KiwiBuild as the 'biggest lever' the Government can pull to improve housing affordability
9th Sep 19, 6:30pm
7th Sep 19, 10:58am
Treasury advises new Housing Minister that government building programmes (ie: KiwiBuild) will be 'expensive, inflationary, and slow to deliver' without supply reforms; Says need can't be met in current environment
Treasury advises new Housing Minister that government building programmes (ie: KiwiBuild) will be 'expensive, inflationary, and slow to deliver' without supply reforms; Says need can't be met in current environment
7th Sep 19, 10:58am
19th Aug 19, 3:28pm
Auckland Council says there would be economic and administrative issues with introducing a vacant land tax and questions whether it could be justified
Auckland Council says there would be economic and administrative issues with introducing a vacant land tax and questions whether it could be justified
19th Aug 19, 3:28pm

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