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Generation Rent author Shamubeel Eaqub on where renting's at in NZ, where it has come from and where it's heading
20th May 24, 12:40pm
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Generation Rent author Shamubeel Eaqub on where renting's at in NZ, where it has come from and where it's heading
The national median housing rent increased by $35 a week in the year to March, Auckland rents up by $50 a week
20th May 24, 11:22am
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The national median housing rent increased by $35 a week in the year to March, Auckland rents up by $50 a week
Annual rent increases range from $7 a week in Dunedin to $130 in Queenstown-Lakes
3rd Nov 23, 10:45am
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Annual rent increases range from $7 a week in Dunedin to $130 in Queenstown-Lakes
BNZ chief economist estimates the average annual expense associated with buying the median NZ home currently exceeds the cost of renting by just over $38,000 a year
19th Sep 23, 11:46am
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BNZ chief economist estimates the average annual expense associated with buying the median NZ home currently exceeds the cost of renting by just over $38,000 a year
A new paper by Treasury, the Reserve Bank, and the Ministry of Housing says housing supply and wage inflation are the two biggest factors in setting rental prices
7th Aug 23, 2:55pm
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A new paper by Treasury, the Reserve Bank, and the Ministry of Housing says housing supply and wage inflation are the two biggest factors in setting rental prices
David Hargreaves suggests that with KiwiSaver now 16 years old, it would be a good time to re-examine what its role is and how well it is set up to fill that role
19th Jul 23, 5:00am
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David Hargreaves suggests that with KiwiSaver now 16 years old, it would be a good time to re-examine what its role is and how well it is set up to fill that role
Not all rent control policies are the same – the Green Party proposal deserves an open-minded debate, Tom Baker says
6th Jul 23, 8:05am
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Not all rent control policies are the same – the Green Party proposal deserves an open-minded debate, Tom Baker says
Katharine Moody takes a look at rental affordability, suggesting Parliament considers a formula approach to rental market regulation
28th Jan 23, 9:30am
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Katharine Moody takes a look at rental affordability, suggesting Parliament considers a formula approach to rental market regulation
Build-to-rent is seen as affordable, but it’s unlikely to help those most in need
9th Dec 22, 7:49am
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Build-to-rent is seen as affordable, but it’s unlikely to help those most in need
Human Rights Commission calls for new rent freeze and an increase in the accommodation supplement to help those hit hardest by cost-of-living shocks to rent, food
16th Aug 22, 12:14pm
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Human Rights Commission calls for new rent freeze and an increase in the accommodation supplement to help those hit hardest by cost-of-living shocks to rent, food
The biggest rent increases in the year to March were in South Auckland
16th May 22, 1:22pm
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The biggest rent increases in the year to March were in South Auckland
Claire Dale details a coming storm for New Zealand’s future retirees: Still renting and not enough savings to avoid poverty
31st Mar 22, 12:07pm
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Claire Dale details a coming storm for New Zealand’s future retirees: Still renting and not enough savings to avoid poverty
Auckland's North Shore has NZ's most expensive rents with an average $642 a week, Invercargill the cheapest at $373
10th Mar 22, 8:45am
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Auckland's North Shore has NZ's most expensive rents with an average $642 a week, Invercargill the cheapest at $373
A closer look at the calls for the Government to provide regulatory and financial support to grow the build-to-rent sector
25th Jul 21, 6:01am
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A closer look at the calls for the Government to provide regulatory and financial support to grow the build-to-rent sector
Brendon Harre explores how housing can be restored to its central place in a move back to recovering our Egalitarian Dream
14th Mar 21, 9:28am
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Brendon Harre explores how housing can be restored to its central place in a move back to recovering our Egalitarian Dream
Even though it's 'new', Diana Clement points out the updated law governing tenancies is either vague with some key concepts causing confusion, or completely misses dealing with modern intensive living issues
9th Mar 21, 10:14am
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Even though it's 'new', Diana Clement points out the updated law governing tenancies is either vague with some key concepts causing confusion, or completely misses dealing with modern intensive living issues
Brendon Harre says the longer we ignore the growing social issues flowing from rising housing costs, the worse our productivity performance will be
13th Feb 21, 9:46am
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Brendon Harre says the longer we ignore the growing social issues flowing from rising housing costs, the worse our productivity performance will be
Brendon Harre sees the property owning ‘haves’ taking all the economic opportunity and leaving nothing for the ‘have-nots’. He wants a Housing Commissioner with the ability to level the field
27th Dec 20, 6:02am
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Brendon Harre sees the property owning ‘haves’ taking all the economic opportunity and leaving nothing for the ‘have-nots’. He wants a Housing Commissioner with the ability to level the field
Susan St John makes the case for taxing a deemed rate of return on excessive real estate holdings (after a family home exemption), to redirect scarce housing resources to where they are needed most
26th Dec 20, 9:31am
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Susan St John makes the case for taxing a deemed rate of return on excessive real estate holdings (after a family home exemption), to redirect scarce housing resources to where they are needed most
Brendon Harre offers part two of his analysis of New Zealand’s rack-rent housing crisis focusing on the economic opportunities. He offers solutions in the fight against the evils of housing inflation
12th Dec 20, 11:55am
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Brendon Harre offers part two of his analysis of New Zealand’s rack-rent housing crisis focusing on the economic opportunities. He offers solutions in the fight against the evils of housing inflation
Susan St John looks into the 'housing elephant rampaging across New Zealand society' and assesses potential solutions
7th Dec 20, 9:23am
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Susan St John looks into the 'housing elephant rampaging across New Zealand society' and assesses potential solutions
Brendon Harre wonders if housing is undersupplied and poor quality, but KiwiBuild shows that buyer demand isn't there, perhaps the Government just needs to build its social housing requirements aggressively - as a previous Labour Government did
4th Dec 20, 9:10am
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Brendon Harre wonders if housing is undersupplied and poor quality, but KiwiBuild shows that buyer demand isn't there, perhaps the Government just needs to build its social housing requirements aggressively - as a previous Labour Government did
Current rental yields suggest rising house prices are unlikely to deter investors as long as interest rates remain low
12th Nov 20, 5:00am
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Current rental yields suggest rising house prices are unlikely to deter investors as long as interest rates remain low
Average rents increased by more than 10% in many parts of the country in the year to March but growth was much more subdued in Auckland and Christchurch
29th Apr 20, 8:07am
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Average rents increased by more than 10% in many parts of the country in the year to March but growth was much more subdued in Auckland and Christchurch
Homeownership has long been touted as the great Kiwi dream, but not everyone’s looking for a permanent fix. Jihee Junn explores the rising phenomenon of renters by choice
26th Feb 20, 2:03pm
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Homeownership has long been touted as the great Kiwi dream, but not everyone’s looking for a permanent fix. Jihee Junn explores the rising phenomenon of renters by choice