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Housing market solution: just build houses

Jenny Ruth
Mon, 16 Aug 2021

NZ Living founder Shane Brealey doesn't want an accountant's check-list (Image: supplied)
Jenny Ruth
Mon, 16 Aug 2021
Shane Brealey of NZ Living has a simple solution to New Zealand's housing crisis: forget all the talking, policy changes, financial structuring, tax measures and cross subsidies, "to my mind, we need to build our way out of this problem."The solution to our housing issue needs to be construction led – everything else is just band-aids," he said.Brealey's team is doing just that, and he told this year's Constructive conference that he's developed a model that will work anywhere from Gisborne to Invercargill a...

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