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Planning policy, not loose lending, is locking people out of the housing market

Simon Cowan
By Simon Cowan
October 8 2021 - 6:25pm
Governments continue to try and manage housing demand, rather than increasing supply. Picture: Shutterstock

After months of rising house prices, the government regulator, APRA, has finally stepped in to combat this scourge. It has decided to take the heat out of the market by making it harder to qualify for a loan.

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Simon Cowan

Simon Cowan

Canberra Times columnist

Simon Cowan is research director at the Centre for Independent Studies and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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