The aim is to help bring in more houses that are affordable for low to moderate-income households.
But despite the falling prices, "affordability remains an obstacle for many".
"I wondered if I had made the right decision to try and make a better life for my family here."
The national average house price fell 4.9 percent over the past three months ending in July.
The comments come as the National Party and Labour have been fighting over who has the worse homelessness record.
The Tenancy Tribunal found the damages were intentional.
"There are going to be some hard challenges for those first home buyers."
One couple bought a house for $240k.
"We really need the New Zealand culture of renting to change, because it's completely out of control."