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Plans / Projects 23 Dec 2015

Opinion: Cracking Auckland's housing affordability challenge

Housing affordability is a hot topic in Auckland right now, and has been a key area for economists and policy makers.

Community 21 Dec 2015

Council to partner with Selwyn Foundation on community housing

Auckland Council on December 21 announced The Selwyn Foundation as the new community housing partner for its portfolio of homes for older Aucklanders.

Development 21 Dec 2015

Empty nesters head for the high-life

Auckland’s inner city, famous for accommodating overseas students, is attracting a new demographic grouping as empty-nesters join young professionals, forsaking the leafy suburbs for quality, well-designed apartments or terraced homes.

Development 18 Dec 2015

A plan for Auckland’s growth  

Auckland’s population is expected to reach at least 2.5 million people in 30 years, placing huge pressure on our existing housing, transport and other infrastructure.

Development 16 Dec 2015

Point Chevalier's incredible Zero Energy house

The Auckland Design Manual is the council’s best practice design guide full of tips, inspiration and information for people who are designing, building or developing in Auckland.

Community 11 Dec 2015

Community housing partner endorsed by Auckland Council

A new community housing partner has been selected to work with the council on social housing for older Aucklanders.

Community 3 Dec 2015

Affordable home ideas flow at Auckland Conversations

Innovative ways to make housing more affordable were put forward by experts at Auckland Conversations

Plans / Projects 30 Nov 2015

Potential zoning changes and the Auckland Unitary Plan

The facts about potential zoning changes and the Auckland Unitary Plan.

Housing 25 Nov 2015

Good progress in two years of Housing Accord

The Auckland Housing Accord is freeing up land faster for housing and helping drive increasing momentum in residential construction.

Plans / Projects 24 Nov 2015

Growth poses challenges for council’s regulatory services

Auckland’s strong population growth is contributing to unprecedented demand for regulatory services, the council’s Finance and Performance Committee has heard.

Housing 24 Nov 2015

Wynyard Quarter plans win international award

Plans for Wynyard Quarter's central precinct on Auckland’s waterfront have been honoured with a prestigious international award.

Housing 24 Nov 2015

50,000 homes enabled under SHAs

Housing Project Office Director Ree Anderson describes how Auckland Council is enabling the building of thousands of new homes.

Plans / Projects 24 Nov 2015

Five years as a united Auckland - Part 7: Housing

In the seventh part of our series, we take a look at initiatives to boost housing in Auckland.

Housing 17 Nov 2015

In depth: What’s fuelling Auckland’s house prices?

Auckland Council knows housing is one of the toughest issues Auckland faces.

Beaches 17 Nov 2015

Auckland scorecard up 19 per cent

Aucklanders are enjoying better public transport, higher incomes, are better educated and have cleaner beaches.

Business / Economy 3 Nov 2015

Five years as a united Auckland – Part 2: Finance

In the second part of our six-part series, we look at how the council is investing in Auckland's future.