According to Brian Fallow and other number crunchers it seems there isn’t much of a crisis after all.
The Auckland Council reckons Auckland is 20,000 to 30,000 dwellings short of what it needs. The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research begs to differ, putting the shortfall at just 5000.
Census figures released last week suggests NZIER is closer to the mark.
What a surprise…Len Brown’s council misleading us all again.
Auckland’s “usually resident” population on Census night was up 110,000 on the previous count seven years earlier – significantly slower growth than expected. Read more »