Auckland monthly housing update, August 2019

Author:
Auckland Council Research and Evaluation Unit RIMU
Source:
Auckland Council Research and Evaluation Unit, RIMU
Publication date:
2019
Topics:
Housing

A summary of statistics for housing in Auckland including:

  • the number of dwellings consented
  • the types of dwellings
  • code compliance certificates issued
  • etc

August highlights:

  • 1152 dwellings were consented in June 2019.
  • In the year ending June 2019, 14,032 dwellings were consented in the region.
  • 43 per cent of new dwellings consented in June 2019 were houses, 26 per cent were apartments and 31 per cent were townhouses, flats, units, retirement village units, or other types of attached dwellings.
  • 89 dwellings were consented on Housing New Zealand or Tāmaki Regeneration Company owned land in June 2019.
  • 1074 dwellings consented in June 2019 were inside the RUB. Over the past 12 months, 94 per cent of new dwellings consented were inside the RUB.
  • 26 per cent of dwellings consented were inside the 1500m walking catchments of the rapid transport network in June 2019.
  • 1125 dwellings were ‘completed’ by having a Code Compliance Certificate (CCC) issued in June 2019.
  • In the year ending June 2019, 10,080 dwellings had a CCC issued.
  • 613 new residential parcels under 5000m2 were created in July 2019.
  • In the past 12 months, 7680 new residential parcels under 5000m2 were created – an average of 640 each month.
  • 623 new residential parcels of all sizes were created inside the RUB.
  • Long-term arrivals in May 2019 were 3257.
  • Median residential sales price was $815,000 in May 2019.
  • 23 per cent of residential properties sold in Auckland were purchased by first home owners in June 2019.
  • 556 public housing applications have been housed in the March quarter 2019.

Since the July 2019 report, two new sections are added to the housing report:

  • Residential property buyer classification. – This dataset is developed by CoreLogic based on historical sales records back to Jan 2011.
  • Public housing in the Auckland region. – This dataset measures public housing stock in Auckland and the number of applicants who are eligible for public housing and are on the public housing waiting list. This dataset is managed and distributed quarterly by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development. The next update is expected in October 2019.

See also

Auckland monthly housing update - Datasheet

Last updated: 2019-08-06

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