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19 October 2021
A new law will speed up the development of MDH in larger cities. It would allow 3-storey homes to be built on most sites without resource consent.
18 October 2021
Wellington City Council has released the draft of its new District Plan. The area zoned for medium-density housing is around 30 times larger than in t...
3 October 2021
Amendments to the Wellington Spatial Plan have been completed and incorporated. The full plan is now online and interactive.
29 September 2021
MDH in well-connected urban areas received another boost in the newly released Government Policy Statement on Housing and Urban Development.
28 September 2021
Housing Minister Megan Woods has hinted that a new tax-related incentive for purpose-built rental developments could be on the horizon.
9 September 2021
The number of medium-density housing developments achieving the high performance of the Passive House standard is about to get a big boost.
3 September 2021
The rapid growth of medium-density housing in New Zealand is clearly visible in the most recent release of statistics for home consents.
26 August 2021
Area plans will be developed for five parts of Hamilton City to allow for greater housing densification.
12 August 2021
The Planning Committee of Auckland Council has agreed to a preliminary approach that would enable more higher-density buildings.
10 August 2021
There is support for medium-density housing in both documents.