Public housing

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Budget has just been announced, and I’ve still to go through it, but a couple of things sprung out to me. Public Housing – $3 billion “Robertson said the Government would build 3000 new state homes by June 2025. The new public houses were expected to cost $3.1 billion in capital investment, on top of $465 million operational costs.” By my basic arithmetic, that means the…

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Although the news yesterday was full of journos saying that they had not expected Jacinda Ardern to announce her resignation first thing in the morning, in reality it was always going to happen. This is a blog (an out-dated concept, left behind in the maelstrom of the toxic twittersphere, I know) that usually confines itself to the somewhat drier, non-political subjects of Architecture, Urban Design, and…