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Super funds to solve the housing crisis?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024
... to be "equity providers." "How do you get that risk-return profile to match up when you're looking at housing affordability when you're looking at holding property or land for a long time; that increases the risk when you don't have consistency ...

SMC says 'reckless' plan could cost taxpayers $1tn

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024
... growing body of expert evidence showed the policy would not lift home ownership rates but would only make housing affordability worse while eroding retirement savings and leaving all Australians a tax bill. "It's economically reckless. It sets a policy ...

Australian housing crisis escalates as affordability worsens

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024
Rising interest rates and weak disposable income growth have caused housing affordability to drop to its lowest point in decades, according to Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) senior economists. The economists pointed out that Australian Bureau ...

Raiding super can worsen housing affordability: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
... people with high superannuation balances who are already more likely to achieve home ownership. "Worsening housing affordability presents a significant challenge. ASFA supports the aspirations of young people to buy a home and agrees everyone deserves ...

Bragg calls for another Financial System Inquiry, critiques ASIC, APRA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 23 FEB 2024
... tax structures to ensure competitiveness and efficiency; re-examine financial sector frameworks to address housing affordability; identify deregulation opportunities, especially in eliminating redundant prudential standards; and review the overarching ...

No bubble risk in Sydney housing market: UBS

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 21 SEP 2023
... UBS. The UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index ranks Sydney at 16th of 25 international cities in terms of housing affordability and bubble risk. In assessing, a risk score of -0.5 to 0.5 means the market is fair valued, 0.5 to 1.5 is overvalued, and 1.5> ...

HESTA pumps $100m into BTR project

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 SEP 2023
... More than 80% of members are women - they will be statistically overrepresented in every one of the dire housing affordability statistics. "This milestone propels us closer to realising our vision for how we as a long-term responsible investor can create ...

BTR may create generation of tenants: Podcast

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUL 2023
... Housing chief executive Tim Buskens says BTR is a steppingstone, but further development is required to tackle housing affordability and align with local perspectives on long-term renting. "The key element for Australians is the economic wealth that ...

Dutch pension giants back $1.5bn local BTR deal

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAY 2023
... estate strategy - urbanisation, where amongst other things, we look to address important issues such as housing affordability. "We have had a very successful partnership with the Scape team who have proven themselves to be capable not only of developing ...

Budget of missed opportunities: Industry

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAY 2023
... the government's investment to improve housing supply will do little to put downward pressure on rent and housing affordability. "Housing affordability challenges facing Australian households can only be addressed if the supply of housing can align with ...
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