What a bipartisan approach to the housing emergency could look like and why it's needed
National proposes Christchurch-style housing emergency moves and says its open to new ways to fund infrastructure & housing developments. But it's wary of borrowing a lot more to do it or taxing homes
TLDR: National is looking for bipartisan ways to address the housing crisis, including Christchurch-style interventions to increase supply. But it’s not going as far as supporting new taxes on housing or wealth, or increasing current net debt or spending to do it. It’s also wary of setting targets on affordability, supply or migration.
In my view, any bi…
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