The National Cabinet’s housing affordability solution is just another media release on the way to no place, according to the Australian Institute for Progress’s Executive Director, Graham Young.
Australian Institute of Progress Executive Director Graham Young said that as the problem in the housing market wasn’t a lack of funds for investment, but a lack of stock, Labor’s $2 Bn will just make prices more expensive for everyone.
The Queensland government should scotch any idea of capping rentals if they want to help people searching for a house to rent, and actually do something, rather than convening more housing summits.
It’s time for the prime minister to step up and rule out tinkering with the housing market and get on with the job of creating more supply. In particular he must rule out any changes to negative gearing.
It’s time for the prime minister to step up and rule out tinkering with the housing market and get on with the job of creating more supply. In particular he must rule out any changes to negative gearing according to the Australian Institute for Progress.
The AIP Housing Affordability Index for the September Quarter 2022 has been released. It shows record repayment unaffordability over the history of the index although it is a little easier to save the deposit.
The Queensland Housing Summit was an admission of failure and did nothing to address the real problems in housing affordability in Queensland.
Housing repayments were more affordable in the first quarter this year than the last quarter in 2021, but interest rate hikes since then will reverse this.
It's time we accepted superannuation is not an end in itself but a component of good retirement policy, of which home ownership has to be the cornerstone.
The greatest risk in old age is not that your superannuation balance isn’t high enough, but that you don’t own your own home