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Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Bill

Introduced on Oct 19, the Bill amends the RMA with the intent to accelerate housing supply to set more permissive land use regulations by bringing forward and amending the National Policy Statement on Urban Development. The Bill introduces medium density residential standards allowing at least 3 dwellings of up to 3 storeys per site across more urban areas. The Bill received its first reading on Oct 26 with just ACT opposed. It was sent to the Environment Committee to be reported back by Dec 2. Resource Management (Enabling Housing Supply and Other Matters) Amendment Bill