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  Medium-density housing

With increasing pressure on New Zealand\'s building stock, medium-density housing (MDH) has emerged as an attractive option to meet our changing housing needs.

This series of factsheets explores key trends and challenges in MDH construction, including establishing a common definition, identifying attitudes, analysing the market, and outlining common issues such as the consent process and acoustic performance.

The factsheets are:

  1. What is medium-density housing?
  2. Supply and demand
  3. Attitudes towards MDH
  4. Consents
  5. Acoustic performance
  6. Maintenance
  7. Fire safety
  8. Specified systems and building warrants of fitness
  9. Construction issues