Weekly News List: Housing - 26th of August

Hope for homeless in Whāngarei as housing project launched

via RNZ

The government has launched its Housing First project in Northland with a ceremony at Whangārei's Kaka Porowini Marae.. Read more…

 

More skilled workers needed to lower NZ's high house building costs, expert says

via TVNZ

New Zealand needs more skilled workers and a more streamlined system for construction to lower the high cost of building houses, according to a real estate expert. Read more…

 

Revealed: The government's plan to allow cities to grow up and out - to solve the housing crisis

via RNZ

The government wants to be able to direct councils to free up planning rules to allow cities to grow both out and up, in a bid to solve the housing crisis. Read more…

 

Historic Horeke: A village with everything, and nothing

via Stuff

Thousands cheered and feasted when the Treaty of Waitangi was signed at Horeke. Today, it's a village on its knees. Read more…

 

Urban development on fast track

via NZ Herald

Legislation to set up Kāinga Ora — Homes and Communities is before select committee, with the urban development agency scheduled to be up and running from October 1. Read more…

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