Tony Alexander

Economic Commentaries

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Sporadic 6 – 29 April 2015

Wednesday April 29th 2015

Auckland Housing Shortage is How Big?
Just how big is the housing shortage in Auckland? Common estimates in the media range from near 7,000 to 30,000. But what if we calculated how many houses Auckland would need to give the same 2.58 persons per dwelling occupancy rate as the rest of the country? The number is big.