1 Nov 2018

Nelson developers frustrated by delays on SHAs

From Morning Report, 8:25 am on 1 November 2018

Developers in Nelson-Tasman are frustrated by slow progress being made to build homes in zones designated for fast tracking. Special housing areas were meant to have added close to 2000 new apartments, town houses and homes in Nelson-Tasman by 2020. But so far, only one in Nelson has been completed - a six-unit development built by the Nelson-Tasman Community Housing Trust. Four more areas are under construction in Nelson and two in Tasman, as developers struggle to unbundle red tape, and deal with banks nervous about lending. Here's Tracy Neal with an update.