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  • Land supply enquiry
    Government has asked the Productivity Commission to investigate ways to improve the way local authorities regulate to make land available for housing.
    02-11-2014 more >>
  • Boom pushes prices further out of reach: Study
    It’s now much harder for single people on high incomes and middle-income couples to buy homes than it was ten years ago. A study by the Productivity Commission and Treasury shows that by the end of the last property boom, only 31% of those who did not own a house could afford to, compared to 81% in 2004.
    02-08-2012 more >>
  • Politicians wade into supplement debate
    Debate over the Government’s accommodation supplement is heating up. Labour’s housing spokeswoman Annette King says the supplement artificially props up rents and has suggested the money - which she terms a $1.2 billion subsidy for landlords – could be better spent building more houses.
    18-07-2012 more >>
  • NZPIF backs Productivity Commission tax findings
    The Productivity Commission's Housing Affordability report findings around the tax treatment of property have been welcomed by the New Zealand Property Investors Federation (NZPIF).
    12-04-2012 more >>
  • Productivity Commission rejects CGT, calls on DBH to review rental laws
    The Productivity Commission has rejected calls for the introduction of a capital gains tax and called for a review of the legislation and regulations around rental accommodation.
    11-04-2012 more >>
  • Depreciation may need looking at: Commission
    The government might need to take another look at its removal of depreciation for investment properties, says the Productivity Commission.
    19-12-2011 more >>
  • King counters taxing solution to misdiagnosed problem
    A “huge misconception” exists that investment property receives favourable tax treatment, and additional taxes could “spark an investor exodus,” according to NZ Property Investors Federation president (NZPIF) Andrew King.
    23-08-2011 more >>

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