Welcome to Episode 38! Today we talk about the much debated Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Bill, and its potential and impact on housing design, density, and placemaking. Tash is our resident expert in this field, so she’s our guest on today’s episode.
You can read the government’s release on what they believe the changes to the RMA will achieve: https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/bill-boost-housing-supply-passes
This is Greater Auckland’s summary of the outcome: https://www.greaterauckland.org.nz/2021/12/15/bring-on-the-density/
And lastly here’s the NZIA’s submission on the bill:
Cover photo via https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2016/01/02/youre-a-toronto-nimby-now-what.html