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Proposed national policy statement on Urban Development Capacity

Posted on: June 23rd, 2016 by Community Housing Aotearoa No Comments

The Minister for the Environment has released a proposed National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity (NPS-UDC) for public consultation.The particular scope relates to the provision of development capacity in local authority plans to address both housing and business needs. The NPS is aimed at ensuring that local councils provide sufficient capacity for residential and business development.Submissions close at 5.00pm on Friday 15 July 2016.

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Auckland housing development announced

Posted on: June 23rd, 2016 by Community Housing Aotearoa No Comments

Posted: 16 Jun 2016 03:15 PM PDT

Nick Smith | Building and Housing

A 196-home development on surplus Crown land in Massey East with Fletcher Residential has been signed today by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith. “This agreement will enable this 9.2 hectare block of former Ministry of Education land in Moire Road to be developed into a mix of 196 detached, terraced and duplex homes. A 30 per cent portion, or 59 homes, will be made available for social housing. …

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Riccarton housing law change passed

Posted on: June 23rd, 2016 by Community Housing Aotearoa No Comments

Government plans for affordable housingA $300 million, 600-home development on 40 hectares of Riccarton Racecourse land can proceed following a 15 June passage of special legislation through its third reading, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “Increasing supply is the most important component of the Government’s programme to address New Zealand’s housing issues. We need to take every opportunity to facilitate new housing, particularly those developments that offer more affordable housing close to our city centres. …

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Tamaki Regeneration opportunity

Posted on: June 23rd, 2016 by Community Housing Aotearoa No Comments

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Tamaki Regeneration Company (TRC) is seeking expressions of interest from the property development sector to undertake large-scale development work in East Auckland. TRC is seeking to establish a consortium to deliver the first phase of their proposed development program they will hold development briefing presentations in Auckland and Sydney.  Full details can be found in the briefing invite document. To attend the briefings presentation, please register your interest by email on or before 27 June 2016.

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