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An Auckland councillor is concerned there could be dozens of buildings being used as temporary accommodation which don't have a proper warrant of fitness.
Four cabins on a church complex in Māngere… Audio
Urgent inspections have taken place at Rotorua boarding houses after one was evacuated, and later shut down.
A fire allowed to burn for hours, a door with four locks, holes in the walls and scattered rubbish - these are some of the living conditions at Rotorua's Spa Lodge described in a council assessment.
Twenty long-term tenants have been moved out of a Rotorua lodge for safety reasons after it was found to be an "extremely high fire risk" and that doors were dead-bolted shut at night.
The Spa Lodge… Audio
The council issued the lodge two dangerous building notices within a week.
A landlords' group is welcoming the estimated extra one billion dollars they will receive in tax cuts due to National and ACT's coalition agreement.
National campaigned on restoring interest… Audio
The Council of Trade Unions says landlords will get $3 billion in tax cuts thanks to National and ACT's coalition agreement.
That's about $1 billion more than the National Party fiscal plan outlined… Audio
Latest figures from Trade Me show the housing market is starting to turn.
Its Property Price Index for October shows average asking prices increased across every region in the country, with the… Audio
Under the new coalition governmnet, landlords may soon be able to evict tenants without providing a reason.
Today on The Panel, Wallace is joined by panellists Cindy Mitchener and Peter Field to discuss Auckland Council's plans to buyout 700 flood-damaged homes which has left some homeowners feeling… Audio
The latest report into housing by CoreLogic has found residential rental growth is up six-point-one percent from last year.
Chief property economist Kelvin Davidson says wage growth, an imbalance… Audio
Residential rental growth is at historically high levels, as wage growth and an imbalance between supply and demand hits home.
Newly released documents show Auckland's mayor supported a plan to keep up to 15 percent of the money set aside for buying up flood-damaged homes. The proposal was later voted against and councillors… Audio
Public consultation will soon begin on a strategy to address the need for 5000 additional homes in Tai Rāwhiti by 2050.
The Gisborne District Council is looking to the future with a new plan providing guidance on the region's housing and business growth.
The Masterton District Council set out details for the $2.5 million proposal on Monday.
Rotorua school principals are concerned their schools will not be able to support burgeoning student numbers from new housing developments in the city. Audio
Kāinga Ora's plans for state housing in New Plymouth have come under scrutiny at an outreach event in the city.
About 20 people have attended a Kāinga Ora outreach event in New Plymouth to share their hopes for - and fears about - the state housing provider's plans in the city.
Kāinga Ora is proposing to build… Audio
A group of Nelsonians tired of hearing that the city centre is dying have joined forces in a bid to change the narrative.