11 Oct 2023

Jury out on state of residential construction sector

From Morning Report, 6:15 am on 11 October 2023

The jury is out on what the slowdown in the residential construction industry means for the hundreds of thousands of people working in the sector.

Industry insiders say companies are pivoting to renovations and additions as consents for new builds fall sharply.

But some staff are either being let go or farmed out to other firms.

Reporter Robin Martin has more.