Tags : Housing

New record number of homes consented

In the year ended June 2021, the actual number of new dwellings consented was 44,299, up 18 percent from the June 2020 year. In June 2021, the seasonally adjusted number of new dwellings consented rose 3.8 percent. In June 2021, 4,310 new dwellings were consented, an increase of 3.8 per cent from the previous month. […]readmore

New record number of homes consented

In the year ended June 2021, the actual number of new dwellings consented was 44,299, up 18 percent from the June 2020 year. In June 2021, the seasonally adjusted number of new dwellings consented rose 3.8 percent. In June 2021, 4,310 new dwellings were consented, an increase of 3.8 per cent from the previous month. […]readmore

Warmer Kiwi Homes smashes annual target

The Government’s highly successful insulation and heating programme, Warmer Kiwi Homes, is celebrating a key milestone with the completion of more than 38,000 insulation and efficient heater installs in the year to the end of June, smashing its target of 25,000 installs for the year. “The Warmer Kiwi Homes scheme has been even more successful […]readmore

Warmer Kiwi Homes smashes annual target

The Government’s highly successful insulation and heating programme, Warmer Kiwi Homes, is celebrating a key milestone with the completion of more than 38,000 insulation and efficient heater installs in the year to the end of June, smashing its target of 25,000 installs for the year. “The Warmer Kiwi Homes scheme has been even more successful […]readmore

Temporary Accommodation Service activated for West Coast flooding event

The Temporary Accommodation Service (TAS) has been activated today – meaning residents on the West Coast of the South Island and in the Marlborough region hit by flooding over the weekend can now access help finding temporary accommodation, announced Associate Minister of Housing (Public Housing) Poto Williams in Westport today. “The Temporary Accommodation Service (TAS) […]readmore

Eastern Porirua first to reap the benefit of the Government’s

First drawdown of new Housing Acceleration Fund: Eastern Porirua investment of $136 million to unlock capacity for extra 2000 homes Replacement of water infrastructure to service existing and future homes and address long-term degradation of the harbour, Te Awarua o Porirua Up to 250 jobs created Government investment in sewerage, storm water and water storage […]readmore

Wellington’s largest transitional housing facility opens

The biggest Transitional Housing facility outside of Auckland has opened in Wellington, providing safe accommodation and support for the capital’s homeless on their journey to long-term housing. The Housing Minister, Megan Woods, along with Wellington Central MP Grant Robertson, and Associate Housing Minister Marama Davidson (Homelessness) opened Wellington City Mission’s Te Pā Pori in the […]readmore

Historical high numbers of annual building consents issued

In the year ended May 2021, the actual number of new dwellings consented was 43,466. The annual value of non-residential building work consented was $7.9 billion, up 21 percent from the May 2020 year. The number of new townhouses, flats and units consented in May 2021 is 1,380. Government support for and investment in the […]readmore

First look at new law to replace RMA

A first draft of the proposed law that will replace the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) was released by the Government today.  Environment Minister David Parker said an exposure draft outlining key aspects of the Natural and Built Environments Act (NBA) will be presented to Parliament and then referred to a select committee inquiry. Covering […]readmore

Infrastructure Acceleration Fund opening for business

Contestable funding criteria established for new housing infrastructure ·       Invitation for expressions of interest from local councils, iwi and developers released on 30 June Criteria to access at least $1 billion of the $3.8 billion Housing Acceleration Fund (HAF), announced in March, is now available, and an invitation for expressions of interest will be released on […]readmore