National Shelter calls on both major parties to extend their new bipartisanship on first home owner saver schemes to other more vital areas of housing policy.
National Shelter has called instead for the development of a National Housing Strategy, which examines all the components of our housing system, including reforms to tax, planning, the relative contributions of state and commonwealth governments, the role
The REIA and Property Council have joined forces, claiming the Labor Party’s proposed changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax “will have negative impacts on mum-and-dad investors, home owners, renters, the construction industry, state governments and the economy,” in the words of REIA president Adrian Kelly.
They cite a “truck load” of reports that oppose the changes. Here’s why they are wrong.