14 new special housing areas in Auckland, announced today, will provide for over 4500 new homes.
The 14 areas – in tranche 9 under the housing accord between Auckland Council & the Government – take the total number of sites to 120 since the accord was signed in September 2013.
All up, they have a potential yield of 52,000 homes.
The 14 new SHAs announced today are:
Mt Wellington, Forge Way: 0.17ha, 41-50 homes
Onehunga cluster: 0.46ha, 22 homes
Tamaki regeneration area (Panmure & Pt England): 119.90ha, 1192 homes
Avondale, Canal Rd: 0.14ha, 7 homes
Herne Bay, Kelmarna Avenue: 0.23ha, 70 homes
Birkenhead, Zion Rd: 0.19ha, 50 homes
Stanmore Bay, Brightside Rd: 0.41ha, 40-50 homes
Stanmore Bay, Link Crescent: 2.07ha, 40-60 homes
Upper Orewa, Argent Lane: 190.53ha, 2403 homes
Hobsonville Point (Catalina precinct) & marine industry precinct (extension of existing area): 13.67ha, 150-160 homes
Hobsonville, Ockleston Landing: 3.61ha, 70-80 homes
Massey, Moire Rd: 9.20ha, 175-200 homes
Drury, Bremner Rd (extension of existing area): 22.61ha, 300 homes
Manurewa cluster: 0.77ha, 37 homes
Building & Housing Minister Nick Smith said the next steps in the Government’s programme were to advance new housing on Crown-owned land, support the council in the completion of the new Auckland unitary plan, consult on a new urban development national policy statement, and reform the Resource Management Act to address long-term issues affecting housing supply & affordability.
Attribution: Council & ministerial release.