Multi-unit homes make up 40% of all consents in Sept year

By Rebecca Howard | Thu, 31 Oct 2019


Multi-unit homes helped propel the number of new housing consents to their highest level since the October 1974 year.Apartment buildings, townhouse complexes and retirement villages accounted for 40 percent of total housing consents in the year ended Sept. 30. “The rise in consents for multi-unit homes continues to be driven by more activity in Auckland, with over 1,000 more multi-unit homes consented there in the past 12 months than in the previous year,” construction statistics manager Melissa McKenzie said.However, “more multi-unit home...