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7 May 2021
A record 18,257 multi-unit homes were consented in the year ended March 2021, contributing to an all-time high of 41,028 new homes consented in a 12-m...
12 April 2021
A council committee voted to incorporate residents’ support for both low-density and medium- density housing into a plan to expand the town.
9 April 2021
On 6 April, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) announced its proposed changes to the Building Code for 2021.
22 March 2021
A Bill updating the Unit Titles Act is now with a parliamentary select committee. Submissions are being accepted until 29 April 2021.
14 March 2021
A Bill updating the Unit Titles Act had its first reading in Parliament on 10 March 2021.
12 March 2021
Calculations of the carbon footprint of different types of housing have been made.
17 February 2021
Submissions on the capital’s Draft Spatial Plan show support for increased housing density and intensification in the central city but much less suppo...
8 February 2021
Townhouses, flats and units now make up nearly a third of all new homes consented in New Zealand.
27 January 2021
The Insurance Council of New Zealand has produced insurance advice for people buying homes in medium-density and high-density housing.
19 January 2021
Proposed planning changes will allow another 2,500 homes to be built in Dunedin, with some in the form of medium-density housing.