The Rōpū of Marutūāhu, Ngāti Whātua and Waiohua-Tāmaki, and the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, have welcomed the inclusion of the Unitec Residential Development project in the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Bill (the Bill). The project is a large-scale housing development opportunity under the Ngā Mana Whenua o Tāmaki Makaurau Collective Treaty redress arrangements.

Public Housing

  • The Government will deliver an extra 8,000 new public and transitional homes through Budget 2020, in a move that will stimulate the residential construction sector, create jobs and reduce the housing shortage.
  • The additional housing places will be delivered by Kāinga Ora, Community Housing Providers and transitional housing providers.
  • Read the Government’s PR on the Beehive website - 8000 more public houses to be delivered(external link)  

Funding for Māori Housing

Read about what has been announced for Housing and Urban Development in the previous 2019  budget.