It seems every week there's some new set of figures telling us no one can afford to buy a house anymore and we'll all be renting until we're 50 or moving.
But what about tiny homes?
Breakfast reporter Andrew Macfarlane has been investigating and spent the night in a 15 square metre house at the Auckland Home Show.
And, he said he'd would have no issue living in the pod, which has a fully-fledged bathroom including a shower and toilet.
Take a look inside.