Business of Housing

Investigative reporter Nikitin Sallee dives deep into social housing reform.

Bill English: It's about the people, not who owns the houses

Bill English: It's about the people, not who owns the houses

Change at Kāinga Ora would diversify social housing and revive the privatisation debate.

Nikitin Sallee 29 May 2024
First-home grant 'middle-class welfare and won't be missed'
Property

First-home grant 'middle-class welfare and won't be missed'

It helped middle-income earners who didn't need it, mortgage brokers say.

Maria Slade 23 May 2024
The profit-making social landlord: how it works

The profit-making social landlord: how it works

Profit-seeking landlords who pay tax can provide more social housing.

Nikitin Sallee 22 May 2024
Private profit could fuel social housing boom

Private profit could fuel social housing boom

Private capital might grow social housing – and help the government's finances.

Nikitin Sallee 15 May 2024