Weekly News List: Housing - 17th of June

Two weeks from the rental deadline, the insulation industry is at total capacity

via The Spinoff

 

Two weeks out from the Residential Tenancies Act insulation deadline the industry has reached total capacity, with businesses warning there is “absolutely no way” New Zealand’s housing stock will be insulated on time. Read more…

Property expert: NZ needs a landlord license system

via Newstalk ZB

An Auckland landlord who still has tenants despite almost $180,000 in fines has prompted calls for a revamp of our rental system. Read more...

Papakāinga investment supports whānau development

via Mirage News

The Minister for Māori Development Hon Nanaia Mahuta has congratulated Ngāti Korokī – Kahukura Trust on the start of their papakāinga development on their Marae whenua under the gaze of Maungatautari Mountain in Cambridge. Read more...

 

New Flaxmere housing development: First soil turned on new 120 affordable homes community project

via NZ Herald

"A person nurtured in a community setting contributes strongly to society" is the driving force behind Waingakau Village - a 120-home housing project in Flaxmere. Read more…

 

Overwhelming opposition to state housing development in Northland

via NZ Herald

Nearly 98 per cent of submissions on Housing New Zealand's proposal to build state houses on a section of land in Northland are opposed to the development. Read more…

 

Controversial 900-lot development proposal battles opposition in Central Otago

via Stuff

Nine hundred new homes could be on the market at "lightning speed" in Cromwell if a plan change gets the green light, its backers say. Read more…

 

Southland's housing market 'stressed' with more demand than supply

via Stuff

Southland's property market remains stretched with fewer properties available to buy and prices continuing to rise. Read more…

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