Articles tagged Special Housing Areas

For the convenience of email subscribers, here's my weekend column on how Nick Smith is hoping to change the expectations of land bankers sitting on 45,000 sections in Auckland by ramping up land supply and killing the Metropolitan Urban Limit.

Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith and Auckland Mayor Len Brown are hopeful a surge of consents for new sections under the Accord will put pressure on land prices and convince bankers to release land for development.