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10,000 homes, but how many affordable?


"That 10,637 homes were built last year in Auckland is good news, but the Auckland Council must release price information on new dwellings," Auckland Mayoral candidate John Palino said today.

"How many of these homes could be bought for under $537,000? That's the amount the Auckland Council estimates half of all Auckland households can afford.

"How many of these homes could be purchased for under $287,000? That's the amount that 75 percent of Aucklanders can afford?

"Saying that the Unitary Plan is working when it's not delivering any homes to a third of Aucklanders is nothing short of an insult to tens of thousands of working families who will never be able to own their own home.

"The Mayor and Council are disastrously out of touch with reality," John Palino said.

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