Focus 01 Housing Feature Winter 2016

Paying attention to housing

Welcome to our Special Feature “Focus Housing”.

Barely a day passes without housing issues being front and centre in the news.

Gone are the days of the traditional New Zealand ‘¼ acre suburban dream’. As our population grows the need for medium density development is increasing, our aging demographic needs more housing choice and housing affordability is a major concern – the issues are broad and pressing.

So how do we meet the range of today’s housing needs and the expectations for sustainable urban growth?

This housing special feature reflects on the complexity of the New Zealand housing scene and why it is so important that we don’t lose the essence of our culture as we meet these growing demands, and that good built outcomes are always at the forefront of development.

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For further information please contact Sarah Collins

22 June 2016