Infrastructure

Fast-track urban development law introduced to Parliament

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 29 May 2019

By Pattrick Smellie May 29 (BusinessDesk) - The first in a two-part legislative process to create a central government body with powers to fast-track urban infrastructure and housing development in cities where growth issues are acute has been introduced to Parliament. Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford introduced the Kainga Ora-Homes and Communities Bill to Parliament today to allow the establishment of an urban development authority or UDA, which will be up and running by Oct. 1. A second tranche of legislation setti...

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