An Update First off a thank you to readers, commenters and Local Board member Julie Fairey on the discussion that has taken place about the Monte Cecilia Park situation. The situation … Continue reading Updates on the “Playground Needing 44 Car Parks In Place of Occupied Existing Residential Dwellings?” Story
14 Special Housing Areas Could Face Please Explain Letters Forgive me if I see some irony between this: And this from Radio NZ: Few in line for Housing Accord clampdown … Continue reading Special Housing Areas – Please Explain
Any correction will hurt THE Middle Class My friend from Twitter @FoxyLustyGrover commissioned this cartoon yesterday after the Prime Minister made what I would say was a dim-witted remark: I think … Continue reading John Key – I Think We Do Have a Problem With Housing
Something is wrong when we are short of houses yet they are to be replaced by car parks I thought Auckland especially Isthmus Auckland (central Auckland) had an acute housing … Continue reading Playground Needing 44 Car Parks In Place of Occupied Existing Residential Dwellings?
Most to be sold at market rates Nearly three years ago Talking Auckland (then VOAKL) relayed the news that a large social housing development was to get under way. From … Continue reading Papakura Social Housing Development No More
Special Housing Area Rezoning Done & Panel Releases Interim Guidance on Regional policy statement – urban growth Note: Pressers placed in Talking Auckland are to be taken at the … Continue reading Progress on Housing, Also Guidance on Unitary Plan RPS
NIMBYism in Mt Albert has correlation to housing shortage in Southern Auckland What would a Housing New Zealand project in a Special Housing Area in Mt Albert have to … Continue reading NIMBY’s Deprive Others Of Much Needed Housing
Will it go ahead? Two years ago Talking Auckland reported on a large social housing development (500 houses) was to take place in Papakura not far from where I … Continue reading Social Housing Development Stalled
A look at those inefficiencies A piece over at Interest.co.nz illustrated the risk and costs developers often face when coming to development residential complexes. If it is not the … Continue reading Inefficiencies in the Property System
Hugh Pavletich gives his thoughts on Australia’s Housing WHEN WILL THE AUSSIE HOUSING BUBBLE BURST ? Hugh Pavletich, 10 September 2014 Peter Martin, Economics Editor with The Age … Continue reading Australian Housing Situation Dire?