Housing Crisis

New Zealand has 100,000 empty homes, and 100,000 homeless people

New Zealand has 100,000 empty houses, while also having 100,000 homeless. We explore why.

The average house price in NZ is over $900k. Do you think you’ll ever own a home?

“When I was at school, I set a goal of owning a home by the time I was 25. Well, I’m older now and I’m not…

I live in a motel. There are no houses for my disabled daughter and me

Tania has spent the last seven months trying to find a rental house for her and her daughter.

Glen Innes is undergoing massive gentrification

With huge building developments appearing in suburban Auckland, will future generations be able to afford houses in the streets they grew up on?

Does regeneration help the poor or propel the rich?

"Land that was previously owned by the state that created affordable housing for low income people is being transformed into housing for the wealthy" - does…

What else can you buy with a house deposit?

Hmmm, 83 round the world trips or a buying a house in Auckland. Decisions, decisions...???

Politicians' Properties

Some politicians are living lush - are they out of touch with the housing crisis?