Urban Development

To deliver more dynamic and successful cities that better meet the needs for housing, employment and amenity, the Government is proposing that major urban development projects are able to be built more quickly.

Kāinga Ora―Homes and Communities

Kāinga Ora–Homes and Communities (Kāinga Ora) was established on 1 October 2019 as a new Crown agency to transform housing and urban development throughout New Zealand. Kāinga Ora has two key roles – continuing to be a public housing landlord, and a new role to work in partnership to enable, facilitate, and deliver urban development projects.

Kāinga Ora―Homes and Communities

Urban Development Bill

The Urban Development Bill is the second piece of legislation designed to enable Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities (Kāinga Ora) to transform our urban areas and create sustainable, inclusive and thriving communities.

Urban Development Bill

National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity

The National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity aims to ensure local authorities provide enough space for their growing populations to live and work.

National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity

Proposed National Policy Statement on Urban Development

All Kiwis deserve healthy and affordable homes and access to jobs, education, amenities and services. Consultation is open for you to share how we should plan for the future growth of our cities. This consultation closes at 5pm, Thursday 10 October, 2019

Consultation – Urban Development Policy

Further information on the outcome of this consultation will be publiched when available.

Urban Growth Agenda

The Urban Growth Agenda (UGA) is an ambitious programme to remove barriers to the supply of land and infrastructure, and make room for cities to grow up and out.

Urban Growth Agenda

Housing Infrastructure Fund

The Housing Infrastructure Fund is a $1 billion fund that provides 10 year interest free loans to high-growth councils. Councils can use this funding for developing core infrastructure to support housing development and increase housing supply.

Housing Infrastructure Fund

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