Posts Tagged ‘Affordable housing’

NZ house prices driving dangerous levels of inequality

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021
dangerous levels of inequality

The average house price in Aotearoa is more than $900,000. We have a shortfall of more than 100,000 dwellings, all urban housing markets are considered severely unaffordable by international standards. 500,000 Kiwis are in overcrowded housing situations 350,000 households are on accommodation supplements Māori home ownership sits at just over 30% less than 50% of Read more

Why is it near impossible to produce affordable housing?

Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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It is one of the biggest problems our country faces — we cannot produce the affordable housing that’s so desperately needed. But we can produce an overabundance of expensive homes. So why the massive disconnect between demand and supply? Without political ownership and a major overhaul of the current regulatory processes, affordable housing will never Read more