Increased supply solution to housing affordability

MASTER Builders Australia welcomes the Treasurer’s announcement of a way forward to tackling housing aff ordability. “The Treasurer Scott Morrison has correctly identifi ed the role supply side constraints play in artifi cially pushing up the price of housing. Tackling housing aff ordability by addressing the structural impediments to supply should be a priority for this term of government,” Wilhelm Harnsich,” CEO of Master Builders Australia said. “Master Builders long standing policy position aligns with that of the Government which is to keep home ownership within reach of every day Australians, but to also preserve the value of housing – the most significant investment for most Australian and the single most important factor in maintaining household wealth and living standards,” he said   READ MORE

 

Solution to Housing AffordabilitySource: timber & FORESTRY e-news Oct 28 2016

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