Who can buy Auckland's houses

Author:
Harshal Chitale
Source:
Auckland Council Chief Economist
Publication date:
2018

We know that housing affordability has declined considerably since 2012 for all income groups.

But the impact has been varied across income groups – with middle-income groups facing the largest declines in affordability of late.

At the cap price of $650,000, even Kiwibuild homes would only be affordable to the top 40% of Auckland households.

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