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Executive Director




Report card sounds warning on housing affordability

Report card sounds warning on housing affordability

Poor planning is holding up new housing and adding to costs for home buyers, finds the most comprehensive national assessment of Australia’s planning framework ever undertaken.


Record building approvals but figures moderating

30 Jul 15 - Fiona Benson
Despite reaching new record levels for the year, building approvals are showing the first signs of having peaked according to the latest ABS data for June released on Thursday.

Lending up but housing finance declines

10 Jul 15 - Fiona Benson
Finance for new housing construction declined in May 2015 however new construction finance was still up over the year. Notably, investor finance for new and existing housing also declined over the month but rose for the year.

Home Ownership Inquiry and Housing ...

08 Jul 15 - Residential Development Council
Housing affordability is now one of the highest priorities for the community and it is important that federal policy makers adopt a position of national leadership on this issue.