28 Jul 2016

The War For Auckland

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:16 pm on 28 July 2016

The Spinoff is at war, over Auckland. Why? it says the housing crisis has forced our most vulnerable onto benches and into cars and garages, and left hundreds of thousands more living in sub-standard accommodation, with no prospect of ever owning an adequate home in the city they grew up in.

And it says the greatest need and opportunity is a massive increase in the quantity of good, warm, dependable and affordable housing, served by fast and efficient public transport and within its current footprint.

Toby Manhire joins us to explain.

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