National and Labour might deny it, but they have a surprising amount in common on housing. But they also have some big differences, and neither of them seems to really â€¦
Property expert and housing strategist Leonie Freeman sets out why, despite the housing crisis, there are still so few new homes being built.
The new rulebook for Auckland development is almost certain to be approved by Council today. It means goodbye to the half-gallon, quarter-acre, pavlova paradise, and that's a good thing, writes Leonie Freeman, former general manager of Housing New Zealand
Auckland's housing issues won't be solved by short term fixes to deep rooted problems. The government and Council needs to stop the blame game and start working together, says property expert Leonie Freeman.