Fixing the Broken Building Consent System: A Path to Sustainable Housing

Off the Clock

27-03-2023 • 9 mins

In our third episode of Off the Clock, Commercial Property Partner Scott Ratuki does a deep dive into the current housing crisis in New Zealand, and the challenges surrounding the building consent system. Hear about the factors contributing to the broken consent process, the impact of supply shortages, and how these issues have intensified the crisis. As they discuss the government's review and its limitations, Scott emphasises the need for a flexible and innovative approach driven by industry professionals.

Tune in to explore potential solutions that could reshape New Zealand's housing landscape and pave the way for a sustainable future.