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Housing consents break new ground, up 30%

Brent Melville
Fri, 30 Jul 2021

Building consents hit record levels... again. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Brent Melville
Fri, 30 Jul 2021
Auckland residential building consents climbed into new territory last month, with 64 dwellings consented every day, and 1,910 consents bringing the total for the past 12 months to 19,036 in the city.Nationally, there were 4,310 new residential dwelling consents during June, with a total value of $1.83 billion, taking the national total to 44,299 new home consents for the past 12 months.That's a year-on-year increase of 18%, making June the fourth consecutive month of record approvals, compared with the previous high of 40,025 dwellings con...

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