Weekly News List: Housing - 5th of August

Government spends 4.6m on state housing families via Kāinga Whānau Ora

via RNZ

Over 400 families in need will receive financial support and assistance through iwi-led programme Kāinga Whānau Ora. Read more…

 

Wellington's voluntary WOF for rentals programme passes just two properties in two years

via TVNZ

Landlords are describing Wellington City Council's warrant of fitness for rental housing as a well-intentioned flop and say it should be scrapped. Read more…

 

Building consents hit record high in Auckland

via RNZ

The number of building consents for new houses in Auckland has hit a record high. Read more…
 

Number of people waiting for state housing continues to rise

via TVNZ

The number of people waiting for a state house continues to rise and rise. Read more…

 

Demand soars as lack of supply puts crunch on tenants

via Stuff

If it has felt harder to find a rental property lately, you are probably not imagining it. Read more…

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