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Auckland’s 39,000 homes target 'hard to believe' – Tim Manning

Auckland has almost no chance of reaching a housing accord’s target of 39,000 new houses in the next three years, a property developer says.

The accord, announced on Friday by the government and the Auckland Council, allows for the fast-tracking of certain developments while the city waits for its unitary plan to take effect in three years.

It has set “aspirational” targets of 9000 new homes next year, 13,000 the year after that and 17,000 in 2016. 

 

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