The home affordability challenge : suite of policy reforms needed in New Zealand

July 18, 2014

Fixation with home ownership causing economic and social despair

New Zealand’s crippling home affordability rates cannot be fixed by a single solution such as changing immigration policy or urban planning rules, or imposing a capital gains tax or lending ratios. This is one of the key findings from the latest New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) report – The home affordability challenge.

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