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Auckland Plan Committee
12 March 2013
Update on Housing and Land SupplyPage 23
Update on Housing and Land Supply
1. The purpose of this report is to provide an update to the Committee on actions beingundertaken by Council to improve housing supply and affordability in Auckland, includingland supply, following on from the Councillor Workshop held on 1
2. The Auckland Plan identifies a housing crisis in Auckland. In 2010 it was estimated that Auckland had a shortfall of 10,000 homes. An annual supply of 10,000-13,000 is required tomeet the population growth. While residential building consents are increasing, they still fallshort of what is required and there is an accumulative shortage which contributes to housingunaffordability. These housing issues and Council’s response were discussed at a councillor workshop held on 1 March 2013. At this workshop, this information was requested to bereported to Committee.
That the Auckland Plan Committee:a) Receive a presentation on housing issues and land supply for information.
3. A presentation on housing and land supply has been requested by the Deputy Mayor (Chair)and Deputy Chair Auckland Plan Committee following on from a Councillor Workshop heldon 1
Local Board Views
4. The Local Boards have been engaged throughout the development of the Auckland Plan,LTP, draft Auckland Unitary Plan, Housing Action Plan and other relevant strategies andpolicies that contribute to and inform this discussion. This involvement allows for communityviews to be incorporated into Council’s strategies, policies and actions.
Maori Impact Statement
5. The IMSB and relevant iwi have been engaged throughout the development of the AucklandPlan, LTP, draft Auckland Unitary Plan, Housing Action Plan and other relevant strategiesand policies that contribute to and inform this discussion. This involvement has ensured thatCouncil strategies and policies appropriately reflect and deliver for the needs of Maori in Auckland.
6. Elected Representatives have requested relevant information to inform their decision makingon housing and related matters. This work contributes to that request.