Housing Regulatory Fears Unfounded

Domain.com.au reports – Housing Regulatory Fears Unfounded

Fears increased regulation for landlords would harm Australia’s housing market unfounded: AHURI report

Fears Australia’s housing market would suffer if landlords faced increased regulation are unfounded, an international review has found.

In countries with similar incentives for mum and dad investors, stronger regulations protecting tenants did not lead to a big drop-off in investors or subsequent house price falls, according to a new Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) report.

The view of increased tenancy regulation – such as capping rent increases and bringing an end to no-grounds terminations – as “red tape” that would drive investors away was out of step with the experiences of most countries, according to lead researcher Chris Martin, from the University of New South Wales’ City Futures Research Centre.
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Housing Regulatory Fears Unfounded

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