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Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford has welcomed the opening of pre-qualification for first homebuyers and second-chancers wanting to buy a KiwiBuild home.

Latest figures from the Housing Quarterly Report show more New Zealanders in need of housing are coming forward to ask for help, Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford says.

Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford today confirmed $52 million of 10 year interest-free loans to Queenstown Lakes District Council to support major infrastructure projects around Kingston and Frankton Flats.

More than 1,000 extra transitional, public and housing first places have been made available so far this winter, with many more expected to be ready soon, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says.

The Government will transform Mangere with an ambitious programme to build 10,000 new homes for families from all walks of life, Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford has announced.

Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford has announced the appointment of three new members of the board of Housing New Zealand (HNZ), including the first state house tenant to be on its board since the corporation was created in 2001.

Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford today announced $158 million of 10-year interest-free loans to Tauranga City Council to support major infrastructure projects.

Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford today announced $38 million of 10-year interest-free loans to Waikato District Council to support major infrastructure projects around Te Kauwhata.

Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford today announced a major development to help central Auckland’s most vulnerable residents to live more stable and productive lives.

The Minister for Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford today announced that more than 5950 registrations of interest had been received from Kiwis wanting a KiwiBuild home.

From today aspiring homeowners can register their interest in a KiwiBuild home, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced.

The first five months of 2018 have seen the highest number of building consents issued for new homes since 1974, according to new statistics, Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford says.

Up to 400 affordable homes will be built in the Auckland suburb of Northcote under the KiwiBuild programme, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced today.

The Government will invite companies to express their interest in setting up or expanding off-site manufacturing factories to make KiwiBuild homes, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford announced today.

Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford has announced the appointment of Mark Gosche as deputy chair of the Housing New Zealand board.

Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford has today released the terms of reference for Housing NZ’s comprehensive report into its meth contamination response.

Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford today announced a new Ministry will be set up to help the Government deliver on its priorities of making housing more affordable and our cities more liveable.

Local whānau with urgent housing needs are set to benefit from new housing in Northland and the trial of an innovative rent-to-own scheme announced by the Government today.

The permanent housing of 227 long-term homeless people in Auckland over the past year demonstrates why the Housing First programme is internationally acclaimed, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says.

A new report into methamphetamine smoking residue on household surfaces has found there is no evidence third-hand exposure causes adverse health effects, Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford says.

Local families in urgent need of housing will benefit from 17 more transitional housing places opening in Blenheim, says Associate Housing and Urban Development Minister Jenny Salesa.

The Coalition Government is committing to a multi-billion dollar investment to build public housing and thousands of affordable homes, and to help house our most vulnerable people, says Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford.

I want to thank the organisers of the conference Wellington City Council and the Urban Design Forum. It could not be more timely.

New figures released today show the public housing waiting list has increased 26 per cent in the past three months, the largest increase in four years, says Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford.