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The following posts are filed under: Housing.

Tis the season to be readin’

Summer is coming (supposedly), but even if the weather isn’t playing ball, at least holidays are coming. And with a bit more time to breathe, we thought we’d suggest some good reading for you good folks wanting better cities.

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Fresh thinking on filling the affordable housing gap

Although Aotearoa has a dire lack of state housing, there is also a growing hole in the middle too. The Urban Advisory’s (TUA) report on scaling up affordable housing came out this month; and it had some interesting ideas about how to fill the gaps.

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Stebbings Valley 2.Oh-no

WCC has returned after a 2 year hiatus to give us version 2.0 of the Stebbings Valley development. Let’s look at what’s changed, what’s the same, why we’re not fans, and get some submissions in by 5.00pm 30th November.

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Plimmerton Farm: getting greenfields right

If we’re determined to do more residential development in greenfields, what does “decent” look like in Plimmerton, hilly land near an existing suburb – like most of our region’s greenfields?

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Urbanerds Rahui Edition part 1: Cohousing

The May Urbanerds gathering, with its star-studded guest speaker lineup, was also blessed with an Urbanerd taking notes. Part 1: Charles Dawson’s dispatches from the Cohousing session

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Land, ownership and homes: The Good Citizen

Here’s some good news about innovative (!) ways people are addressing our housing crisis

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Wellington needs more houses not more roads

Guest poster James Fraser looks at the vital nexus between housing and transport, and reckons that where it comes to Wellington, the government’s left hand is working against its right in making tradeoffs

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Fix the housing crisis: take the power local and let’s get dense!

Porirua’s Growth Strategy is out for public feedback.  Guest poster Tam Holsen finds it detail-rich on greenfield housing development but undercooked on densification or intensification, and wonders if her city is missing a trick

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Found in the mists of time: your latest “Whatever happened with…”

Our attention span is notoriously toddlerish, thanks in part to the hysteria-inducing qualities of social media plus “trending = news” from traditional media.  Talk Wellington is happy to bring you the latest edition of Whatever happened with… updates on things we cared about once but actually still do!

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Option Adoption – Stebbings Valley Residential Development

Have your say on which Stebbings Valley option you want (we like option three, just saying).

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