Weekly News List: Housing - 24th of June

Shared ownership and rent to buy in Hastings papakainga

via Waatea News

Building has started on a visionary 120-home project in Hastings. Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga chair Mike Paku says Waingākau will be New Zealand’s first co-operative community and world’s first indigenous co-housing community. Read more…


New state homes in Henderson for 16 families

via Scoop

Sixteen families will have a much-needed new, warm and dry home in Henderson after the opening of new state houses today, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford said. Read more…


House prices nationwide are tipped to soar by 20 per cent over the next four years

via Stuff

After a long overdue pause in the most overheated parts of the market, house prices are again tipped to soar by an average of 18.3 per cent in the next four years. Read more…


How to buy a house: Maraenui, Napier, locals to get lessons

via NZ Herald

A new project is being developed in Napier to help long-term tenants into their own homes. Read more…

Auckland Monthly Housing Update for June

via Scoop

Auckland Council’s Research and Evaluation Unit (RIMU) has released its Monthly Housing Update for June, bringing together the latest significant Auckland housing-related statistics. Read more...


Concern at strain on housing

via Otago Daily Times

Extensive upgrading of dilapidated Housing New Zealand blocks in Dunedin is being welcomed by tenants, but the temporary relocation of the 25 residents could strain the city's growing demand for social housing. Read more…

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