Agenda

Pre-Conference Workshop | Tuesday 21 August 2018
Creating a collaborative development model to deliver increased housing 

Overview: 
New Zealand’s current affordability crisis has driven the need for innovative collaborative methods to increase housing supply. 
This workshop will allow you to discover best practices in collaborative development, design and delivery and factors to enhance collaboration. 
Session 1: 1pm-2.30pm 
 
Enhancing collaborative development and design to deliver housing 
  • What is collaborative development and design? 
  • Benefits of collaborative development – how can it deliver more housing in a timely manner? 
  • Roles of respective parties (the private and public sectors; community and landowners) 
  • Recent examples and best practices for collaboration 
Session 2: 3pm-4.30pm 
 
Making collaboration work to achieve financial, social and environmental outcomes 
  • Creating a shared vision 
  • The relevance of the policy and regulatory framework – making collaboration work in all environments 
  • Engaging other parties in the collaborative process 
  • Sharing successes 

Ree Anderson
Director
Ree Anderson Consulting
 
Ree Anderson runs her own consultancy, Ree Anderson Consulting Ltd which uses extensive public sector experience to provide specialist advice on spatial planning, works with the private and public sector to establish collaborative planning and development processes, and has developed practical tools to enable business strategic plans for cultural change.
 
Her previous experience includes being the establishment and Project Director of Housing at Auckland Council which oversaw the establishment of a Housing Project Office (HPO) - a “one-stop-shop” recognised by the NZ Productivity Commission as a model for clarifying expectations and reducing transaction costs and was spoken positively about by developers. The office was in charge of integrating housing policy and delivery (including infrastructure programming, consenting and master planning) and establishing the first special housing areas in New Zealand.
 
Ree is a qualified town planner, a full member of NZPI and is a certified Independent hearings commissioner.

08:30

09:00

MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

09:10

  • Understanding the Government’s plans to build 100,000 affordable homes in 10 years
  • Government initiatives to meet build targets

AFFORDABLE HOUSING DELIVERY: INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY AND LOCAL INSIGHTS 

09:40

10:10

  • What is required to tackle the housing crisis and build houses at scale? 
  • Exploring opportunities for greenfield development and capturing land value
  • What measures can be taken now to achieve desired housing outcomes?

10:40

CITY SPOTLIGHT: LATEST IN HOUSING POLICY AND INNOVATION
Exclusive 15-minute presentations delivered by council representatives

11:00

11:15

11:30

11:45

12:00

Discussing proven best practice strategies in affordable housing delivery and ways to replicate these successes

12:50

INVESTMENT AND FINANCING

01:50

  • Attractiveness of affordable housing to investors 
  • How can financiers achieve long term secure and stable returns whilst supporting the social and affordable housing sector? 
  • What will the future look like for affordable housing investment? What else is required to strengthen the financing landscape?

02:40

  • Plans and initiatives to increase housing supply across the country 
  • Championing efficient land use to increase pace and scale of housing supply  
  • Looking ahead – Key factors and challenges in achieving desired housing outcomes in New Zealand 

03:10

OVERCOMING CHALLENGES AND BOOSTING SUPPLY OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING

03:30

  • Plans and initiatives to increase housing supply across the country
  • Championing efficient land use to increase pace and scale of housing supply 
  • Looking ahead – Key factors and challenges in achieving desired housing outcomes in New Zealand

04:30

  • Role of developers/builders in making Kiwibuild a reality – where do opportunities lie? 
  • Assessing potential business models, planning frameworks and legal structures to unlock value in affordable housing development
  • How will the property sector continue to grow and what more can be done to increase development?

04:50

  • How can effective partnerships help to deliver high quality affordable and social housing?
  • Recent examples: How partnerships across various sectors have supported affordable housing initiatives
  • Encouraging stronger collaboration across sectors for improved outcomes

05:20

08:30

09:00

INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICE IN HOUSING AFFORDABILITY

09:10

  • A look at the Incommunities model - what made it so successful? 
  • What lessons can be learnt?

POLICY AND PLANNING FOR HOUSING AFFORDABILITY AND URBAN REGENERATION  

09:50

  • Understanding Kiwibuild and the Government’s plans to build 100,000 affordable homes in 10 years
  • Projecting progress for the next 12 months – what can be expected?

10:30

10:50

  • Setting an effective model for establishing urban development authorities 
  • Highlighting important differences in New Zealand that require scrutiny

11:20

  • Improving housing affordability by expanding dwelling diversity 
  • Providing a mix of housing options and meeting the growing demand for more medium-density housing
  • Identifying ways to make better use of land and improve housing affordability

11:50

  • Highlighting recent projects to increase the number of affordable homes for Maori
  • Importance of creating communities and delivering warm and safe homes
  • The way forward – increasing collaboration and partnerships to deliver improved housing outcomes

INNOVATION IN DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION TO INCREASE AFFORDABLE HOUSING SUPPLY

12:20

  • Utilising sustainable housing design to reduce energy bills and improve wellbeing of communities 
  • Achieving home star rating – what does this mean for tenants?
  • The way forward - Improving collaboration between developers and industry to deliver energy efficient, affordable housing to benefit vulnerable communities

12:50

MAXIMISING LAND USE TO DELIVER HOUSING AND COMMUNITY OUTCOMES

01:50

  • How will prefab help in realising the goal of Kiwibuild? What are some key considerations?
  • Manufacturing on a scale - Linking housing affordability, diversity, quality and speed
  • Discussing the role of innovative technology and construction methods in delivering quality buildings on time and within budget

02:20

  • Case studies of recent initiatives in delivering increased social and emergency housing 
  • What measures are in place to ease the pressure on housing?

02:50

03:10

  • How the project provides affordable rental homes for key workers
  • Maximising unused government land to increase housing delivery

PROVIDING LIVEABLE AND SUSTAINABLE HOUSING 

03:40

  • Examining existing housing stock - Ensuring that current housing can remain as liveable housing
  • Understanding the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act and how it sets guidelines for making houses compliant and fit-for-purpose 
  • Programme delivery examples seeking to improve housing that negatively impacts occupier health

04:10