Auckland monthly housing update, October 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

October highlights

  • 1407 dwellings were consented in August 2019.
  • In the year ending August 2019, 14,345 dwellings were consented in the region.
  • 40 per cent of new dwellings consented in August 2019 were houses, 22 per cent were apartments and 38 per cent were townhouses, flats, units, retirement village units, or other types of attached dwellings.
  • 88 dwellings were consented on Housing New Zealand or Tāmaki Regeneration Company owned land in August 2019.
  • 1333 dwellings consented in August 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 August 2019.
  • 1244 dwellings were ‘completed’ by having a Code Compliance Certificate (CCC) issued in August 2019.
  • In the year ending August 2019, 10,979 dwellings had a CCC issued.
  • 757 new residential parcels under 5000m2 were created in September 2019.
  • In the past 12 months, 7511 new residential parcels under 5000m2 were created – an average of 626 each month.
  • 766 new residential parcels of all sizes were created inside the RUB.
  • Long-term arrivals in July 2019 were 4343.
  • 27 per cent of residential properties sold in Auckland were purchased by first home owners in August 2019.
  • 719 public housing applications have been housed in the June 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: 2019-10-07

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