The cheapest and most expensive regions to rent in the country at the moment have been revealed in a new report. Figures released by Massey
The dream of homeownership is fading for many New Zealanders and a new report has revealed eight in 10 feel it is now impossible to
Home at last: how COVID took homelessness off the streets During the pandemic, many homeless people were housed in hotels – it was supposed to
The infrastructure levy introduced last year is a start but New Zealand is behind its contemporaries. Massey University economics professor Graham Squires More weight needs
Private rental property owners do not have a moral obligation to provide houses to anyone, including vulnerable tenants, the New Zealand Property Investors Federation says.
Private housing infrastructure funding charges might be the best way to speed up development and boost housing supply, a property academic says. House prices increased
As the Government tightens rules for property investors, it’s talking up a less common type of rental development. What are ‘build-to-rent’ schemes, and how could
[800 Words; 5 Minute Read] Research methodology often incorporates case studies, and it is important to outline case study epistemological merits and limitations. Firstly, the
[1100 Words; 4 Minute Read] “Decent, affordable housing is fundamental to the health and well-being of people and to the smooth functioning of economies” (Woetzel
Interesting house price index from The Economist post GFC
Here’s part of an article I wrote for the main online NZ media outlet stuff.co.nz on housing affordability prior to the 2017 election… Talk of
Institutions providing access to housing in all tenures have become further entrenched and exposed to financial risk. Literature on housing policy trends and financial risk
Arguing the case for housing as needing radical political and economic attention
Good compendium of journal papers looking at affordable housing as the contemporary crisis unfolds
Arguing early on that markets are driven by psychological and social factors rather than fundamental values. Especially in later editions that consider housing market bubbles.
A thorough body of work exploring poverty from theory to practice as applied to the United Kingdom. Published at a pivotal political turn in 1979.
A political economy look at owner-occupation at the turn of the 21st century