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Stamp Duty Reform: Benefits and Challenges

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This report highlights the distortions that transfer duty imposes on mobility and prices in the housing market. It also discusses the challenges faced by jurisdictions wanting to phase it out in preference of a broad-based land tax using a model that analyses the link between dwelling prices, the number of transfers and transfer duty revenue.

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Delivering more affordable housing: an innovative solution

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The demand for social housing continues to increase, with recent research suggesting over 700,000 new social dwellings will be required over the next 20 years. New financial modelling shows that contributions of government-owned land,mixed-tenure developments, lower-cost NHFIC finance and additional private sector finance can help address the challenge of low rental returns for community housing projects.

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Housing inSITES: Capital city housing affordability for renters and potential first home buyers

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Housing affordability refers to the ability of a household to meet its housing costs, such as servicing a mortgage or renting, without compromising other needs. One of NHFIC’s core responsibilities is conducting research into housing affordability in Australia. This data builds on our State of the Nation’s Housing 2020 report, expanding the Lorenz curve analysis on affordability for renters and potential first home buyers in Sydney to cover Australia’s major capital cities. The data is at 30 June 2020.

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