Housing and Urban Development
The Government today committed to working with the Auckland Mayor’s Housing Taskforce aimed at ramping up the pace and scale of housing building in our largest city, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford and Building and Construction Minister Jenny Salesa says.
Storm damaged households in the Nelson Tasman district can now access temporary accommodation.
West Coast residents hit by flooding caused by ex-Tropical Cyclone Fehi can now access help finding temporary accommodation with the Government activating the Temporary Accommodation Service, Associate Minister of Housing and Urban Development Jenny Salesa announced today.
An independent stocktake of New Zealand’s housing sector has found the housing crisis the country faces is deeper and more entrenched than previously revealed.
Providers have been selected for the expansion of the successful Housing First programme in Christchurch and Tauranga, Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister Jenny Salesa announced today.
Further increases in the numbers of people waiting for public housing shows the urgent need to increase Housing NZ’s stock, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says.
Hawke’s Bay people in urgent need of a place to live are benefiting from Napier’s newest transitional housing complex, says Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister Jenny Salesa.
The Auckland relocation grant will be stopped after increasing state house waiting lists in other towns and cities showed it was just moving housing pressure to other parts of New Zealand, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced today.
Kaikōura residents with quake damaged homes have another temporary accommodation option, with Associate Minister of Housing and Urban Development Jenny Salesa announcing a seven unit housing recovery temporary accommodation village for the town.
Legislation to ban overseas speculators from buying New Zealand homes will be introduced into Parliament tomorrow, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford and Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage announced today.
A new study shows the rail network generates $1.5b a year of benefits to New Zealand through reduced congestion, fewer road accidents, lower road maintenance expenses, and less greenhouse emissions, says Minister of Transport Phil Twyford.
Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford has commissioned three of New Zealand’s leading experts to provide an independent stocktake of the housing crisis.
The previous Government was told by officials that the number of houses built would peak and start to fall well short of the number needed to meet demand.
Every New Zealander deserves a warm, healthy home to live in, said Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford, as he opened the Committee of the Whole debate for the final stages of the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill (No 2).