100,000 homes…nah just joking

After David Shearer’s confession that Labour’s affordable housing flats promise is dishonest, this clip from last week’s interview with Grant Robertson on Newstalk ZB becomes more relevant.

So, not only is the price of Labour’s ‘affordable home flat’ now a moving feast, but the actual number they propose to build is up in the air too.

The maths never added up in the first place with only $1.5 billion being put aside to fund 100,000 houses…which we now know aren’t houses at all, more likely blocks of teeny tiny flats.

Now with the costs escalating the liklihood of even getting close to


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  • Gazzaw

    Well, this is all good stuff for Shearer leading into the leadership vote next week. How are they coping over at the Stranded with the housing backdowns? More public bloodletting?

  • toby_toby

    Still requires 22 new homes a day at a cost that can’t be achieved. Labour has clearly never thought this policy through and now they just look like idiots.

  • Phar Lap

    I said he was in the same category as Lance Armstrong,a manifest liar.

    • Lance has got more balls

      • Patrick

        Not when H1 & H2 are back in town

        • very true, they still have Cullens, Mallards and Littles in a bag

  • Agent BallSack

    Labour are building ghettos for more Labour voters. Simple.

    • pukakidon

      That is a great labour plan. Squash their constituents into slum ghettos. Keep them down and give them no chance to climb out of poverty. Easier to police and control. It is what the Labour party did in England and we can see how successful that was. Lets wait until the next excuse to riot and smash up their local infrastructure. Leaves more space and good property for those of us who wish to work.

      • Patrick

        Agree & once the voters start to wise up the next strategy will be to import more immigrants that will vote for Labour – just as Tony Blair & his mates did in the UK. Just look at the mess they have created there & imagine similar in NZ.

  • Troy

    Labour showing its hand again. Lack of truth and logic combined = stupidity.