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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
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
National promises $600m for housing infrastructure investment alongside private sector for projects to be owned by SPVs, repaid through targeted rates and volumetric charges; Labour says this was its policy from 2015
24th Jul 17, 9:20am
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National promises $600m for housing infrastructure investment alongside private sector for projects to be owned by SPVs, repaid through targeted rates and volumetric charges; Labour says this was its policy from 2015
National is gearing up to announce a big Auckland housing plan. It has been dubbed 'KiwiBuild-lite', but even that implies too wide a gap from Labour
23rd Apr 17, 6:02am
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National is gearing up to announce a big Auckland housing plan. It has been dubbed 'KiwiBuild-lite', but even that implies too wide a gap from Labour
Land price & house size jumps: How NZ’s 1989 tax experiment ignored the potential impacts on land values, house sizes and property prices as govt chased a short-term revenue kick but doomed future generations
16th Apr 17, 6:02am
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Land price & house size jumps: How NZ’s 1989 tax experiment ignored the potential impacts on land values, house sizes and property prices as govt chased a short-term revenue kick but doomed future generations
Bernard Hickey argues the Government and Auckland Council should ramp up their attempts to change the expectations of land bankers about constantly rising prices
30th Nov 14, 7:30am
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Bernard Hickey argues the Government and Auckland Council should ramp up their attempts to change the expectations of land bankers about constantly rising prices
The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says improving housing affordability is a key step the Government can take to reduce child poverty
30th Sep 14, 9:35am
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The NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says improving housing affordability is a key step the Government can take to reduce child poverty
Productivity Commission to launch inquiry into how councils regulate land supply for housing
10th Sep 14, 9:28am
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Productivity Commission to launch inquiry into how councils regulate land supply for housing
PM Key on NZ housing fix: Increasing land supply in Auckland the answer, not a massive government-subsidised build
4th Dec 12, 8:20am
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PM Key on NZ housing fix: Increasing land supply in Auckland the answer, not a massive government-subsidised build
Labour follows Greens in attacking 'landlord subsidy' Accommodation Supplement; ACT claims Labour attacking landlords, wants more land supply
16th Jul 12, 5:52pm
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Labour follows Greens in attacking 'landlord subsidy' Accommodation Supplement; ACT claims Labour attacking landlords, wants more land supply
All the Productivity Commission needed to say in its housing affordability report: 'Quit whining about tax; It's land supply, stupid'
16th Dec 11, 4:07pm
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All the Productivity Commission needed to say in its housing affordability report: 'Quit whining about tax; It's land supply, stupid'
Labour's Goff calls on govt to ensure sufficient new land supply in Christchurch to meet demand from residents facing higher property prices than payouts
12th Sep 11, 3:30pm
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Labour's Goff calls on govt to ensure sufficient new land supply in Christchurch to meet demand from residents facing higher property prices than payouts
Productivity Commission asks for submissions on housing affordability, looks at land supply, construction costs, taxes, credit availability
22nd Jun 11, 2:00pm
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Productivity Commission asks for submissions on housing affordability, looks at land supply, construction costs, taxes, credit availability
Auckland population growth to stretch land supply, increase the number of renters and create infrastructure problems, report says
18th Nov 10, 4:57pm
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Auckland population growth to stretch land supply, increase the number of renters and create infrastructure problems, report says
Opinion: What Bollard should be learning at Jackson Hole
24th Aug 09, 8:00am
Opinion: What Bollard should be learning at Jackson Hole