Supplementary Order Paper No 210

No 210

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Housing Legislation Amendment Bill

Proposed amendments

Metiria Turei, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

New clause 4A

After clause 4 (page 2, after line 14), insert:

4A Section 14 amended (Meaning of qualifying development)

Replace section 14(1)(d), with:


that will contain not less than the prescribed percentage of affordable dwellings, which must include a percentage of dwellings to be available for sale at a price equal to or below the price that is 4 times the median household income in that area.

Clause 5

After the clause 5 heading (page 2, line 15), insert as subclause (1):


After section 16(3)(a), insert:


adequate consultation has been undertaken with residents in the proposed special housing area; and

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Housing Legislation Amendment Bill to update the requirement for homes to be built in special housing areas that are affordable relative to incomes. It also strengthens local democracy by requiring affected people to be consulted before special housing areas are created.