Source:Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
The latest Housing Affordability Measure, December 2018.
HAM is an experimental housing affordability measure consisting of two indicators, one that tracks affordability for potential first-home buyers and one that tracks affordability for renters.
" Affordability for potential first home buyer households in Auckland City remained essentially unchanged, improving by 0.3% between March 2017 and March 2018.
Affordability for renter households in Auckland City improved by 3.9% between March 2017 and March 2018. "