Housing Supply

15th Aug 18, 3:52pm
Housing Minister Phil Twyford says 'affordable' KiwiBuild home prices less likely to be affected by fluctuating market than higher valued homes
Housing Minister Phil Twyford says 'affordable' KiwiBuild home prices less likely to be affected by fluctuating market than higher valued homes
15th Aug 18, 3:52pm
8th Aug 18, 2:57pm
Auckland Council points to surging housing consent numbers particularly on 'brownfield sites' as evidence the Unitary Plan is working and 'helping deliver a more compact city'
Auckland Council points to surging housing consent numbers particularly on 'brownfield sites' as evidence the Unitary Plan is working and 'helping deliver a more compact city'
8th Aug 18, 2:57pm
7th Aug 18, 2:56pm
Auckland Council figures suggest around 98% of new dwellings consented in the region actually get built
Auckland Council figures suggest around 98% of new dwellings consented in the region actually get built
7th Aug 18, 2:56pm
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6th Aug 18, 4:06pm
ANZ economists expect building industry to 'muddle through' at still-high activity levels, but it's not an easy road ahead
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ANZ economists expect building industry to 'muddle through' at still-high activity levels, but it's not an easy road ahead
6th Aug 18, 4:06pm
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6th Aug 18, 2:56pm
Kiwibank economists estimate a national shortfall of over 100,000 homes so see no chance of 'oversupply' fuelling a correction; don't believe the RBNZ will be easing LVRs any time soon
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Kiwibank economists estimate a national shortfall of over 100,000 homes so see no chance of 'oversupply' fuelling a correction; don't believe the RBNZ will be easing LVRs any time soon
6th Aug 18, 2:56pm
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31st Jul 18, 11:33am
New dwelling consents slipped in most parts of the country in June but rose strongly in Wellington
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New dwelling consents slipped in most parts of the country in June but rose strongly in Wellington
31st Jul 18, 11:33am
30th Jul 18, 11:29am
The latest National Construction Pipeline Report says the industry will need to invest more to take advantage of steady growth, instead of relying on quick fixes like importing workers
The latest National Construction Pipeline Report says the industry will need to invest more to take advantage of steady growth, instead of relying on quick fixes like importing workers
30th Jul 18, 11:29am
27th Jul 18, 7:43am
David Hargreaves mulls whether the sudden sharp drop-off in first home buyers taking up mortgages is just a glitch or shows that people are waiting for KiwiBuild
David Hargreaves mulls whether the sudden sharp drop-off in first home buyers taking up mortgages is just a glitch or shows that people are waiting for KiwiBuild
27th Jul 18, 7:43am
24th Jul 18, 10:52am
David Hargreaves suggests that if the Government is considering lifting its spending cap it should do so as a one-off and for specific infrastructure projects
David Hargreaves suggests that if the Government is considering lifting its spending cap it should do so as a one-off and for specific infrastructure projects
24th Jul 18, 10:52am
20th Jul 18, 10:00am
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Liz Kendall and Miles Workman look at the Top 10 things keeping ANZ economists up at night, which include expensive houses, underwhelming productivity, the cost of an ageing population, anxious businesses and more
Liz Kendall and Miles Workman look at the Top 10 things keeping ANZ economists up at night, which include expensive houses, underwhelming productivity, the cost of an ageing population, anxious businesses and more
20th Jul 18, 10:00am
19th Jul 18, 2:45pm
Three quarters of the people who have applied for a KiwiBuild home are from Auckland
Three quarters of the people who have applied for a KiwiBuild home are from Auckland
19th Jul 18, 2:45pm
12th Jul 18, 10:49am
Westpac economists revise upwards their forecasts for house construction in the country's largest city; say Auckland getting close to building enough houses to keep up with population growth
Westpac economists revise upwards their forecasts for house construction in the country's largest city; say Auckland getting close to building enough houses to keep up with population growth
12th Jul 18, 10:49am
5th Jul 18, 4:27pm
The Government's willingly put itself under enormous pressure by inviting registrations for KiwiBuild houses - and getting loads of responses - at such an early stage
The Government's willingly put itself under enormous pressure by inviting registrations for KiwiBuild houses - and getting loads of responses - at such an early stage
5th Jul 18, 4:27pm
4th Jul 18, 11:52am
The IMF is calling on the Tax Working Group to introduce a land taxes in a bid to help give the Government’s KiwiBuild project a leg up
The IMF is calling on the Tax Working Group to introduce a land taxes in a bid to help give the Government’s KiwiBuild project a leg up
4th Jul 18, 11:52am
3rd Jul 18, 12:03pm
David Hargreaves crunches the building consents numbers - particularly for Auckland - and wonders whether this is as good as it gets or whether activity can go to a higher level still
David Hargreaves crunches the building consents numbers - particularly for Auckland - and wonders whether this is as good as it gets or whether activity can go to a higher level still
3rd Jul 18, 12:03pm
25th Jun 18, 4:31pm
David Hargreaves argues that the Government's difficulty getting traction with Kiwibuild points to a need for industry-wide overhaul of house building
David Hargreaves argues that the Government's difficulty getting traction with Kiwibuild points to a need for industry-wide overhaul of house building
25th Jun 18, 4:31pm
20th Jun 18, 1:20pm
Latest QV Costbuilder report shows average cost of building a home in the main centres rose 3.4% in the year to April; Christchurch followed by Auckland are the most expensive places to build
Latest QV Costbuilder report shows average cost of building a home in the main centres rose 3.4% in the year to April; Christchurch followed by Auckland are the most expensive places to build
20th Jun 18, 1:20pm
18th Jun 18, 1:07pm
David Hargreaves argues that the Government needs to commit 'all in' to the Kiwibuild programme to ensure our chronic housing shortage is resolved
David Hargreaves argues that the Government needs to commit 'all in' to the Kiwibuild programme to ensure our chronic housing shortage is resolved
18th Jun 18, 1:07pm
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13th Jun 18, 12:24pm
Housing Minister coy on actual numbers of houses to result from the Kiwibuild 'Buying off the Plans' tender
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Housing Minister coy on actual numbers of houses to result from the Kiwibuild 'Buying off the Plans' tender
13th Jun 18, 12:24pm
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5th Jun 18, 12:51pm
The new policy as proposed by the Government would triple the amount of no-strings work time degree-level students would enjoy in NZ
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The new policy as proposed by the Government would triple the amount of no-strings work time degree-level students would enjoy in NZ
5th Jun 18, 12:51pm
28th May 18, 3:13pm
Salvation Army questions ability of government departments to handle the flagship house building plan; seeks establishment of group to deliver houses 'quickly and at affordable cost'
Salvation Army questions ability of government departments to handle the flagship house building plan; seeks establishment of group to deliver houses 'quickly and at affordable cost'
28th May 18, 3:13pm
28th May 18, 12:01pm
Westpac economists say the stepping up of Kiwibuild activity will be even 'more gradual' than Treasury's forecasts that have been criticised by the Housing Minister
Westpac economists say the stepping up of Kiwibuild activity will be even 'more gradual' than Treasury's forecasts that have been criticised by the Housing Minister
28th May 18, 12:01pm
17th May 18, 3:25pm
Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2018 Budget
Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2018 Budget
17th May 18, 3:25pm
14th May 18, 9:55am
David Hargreaves says the Government needs to decide whether or not it is prepared to fully commit to a policy that was a key election platform
David Hargreaves says the Government needs to decide whether or not it is prepared to fully commit to a policy that was a key election platform
14th May 18, 9:55am
10th May 18, 10:50am
David Hargreaves sees bad signs from the Government's so-called Kiwibuild 'buying off the plans' scheme
David Hargreaves sees bad signs from the Government's so-called Kiwibuild 'buying off the plans' scheme
10th May 18, 10:50am

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