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.

Housing 23 Oct 2015

Chief Economist: How the Productivity Commission gets it right

Auckland Council Chief Economist Chris Parker explains how the Productivity Commission gets it right.

Housing 21 Oct 2015

Housing report welcomed but wider view on crisis urged

Auckland Mayor Len Brown and Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse have welcomed the Productivity Commission’s Using Land for Housing report.

Plans / Projects 21 Oct 2015

Cracking down on shoddy building

Auckland Council is working with key industry groups on quality-control issues as housing construction continues to boom.

Housing 21 Oct 2015

Your housing questions answered

From first-home buyers to investors, many Aucklanders have questions about housing affordability. Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse has some answers.

Housing 21 Oct 2015

‘Tis the season for earthworks

We can provide guidance on the most appropriate protection measures before you start your earthworks or on any consents you might need.

Housing 21 Oct 2015

Chief Economist delves into Auckland housing

Auckland Council Chief Economist Chris Parker comments on our rising house prices

Housing 21 Oct 2015

Auckland Council working hard on the housing crisis

Auckland Council is painfully aware of Auckland’s housing crisis and we are working hard to address some of the barriers to the provision of affordable housing.