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Medium-density housing

Demand for more compact homes is increasing, particularly in areas with rapid population growth. BRANZ has developed tools to enable the industry to design, consent and build high-quality, affordable medium-density housing (MDH).

You can find more information about MDH in these BRANZ resources:

Fact sheets

  • BRANZ has produced 14 freely downloadable fact sheets about MDH covering aspects from consent issues to construction issues, acoustic performance to maintenance.
  • There are also five fact sheets on construction of mid-rise buildings.


Updated: 15 February 2024