15 June 2016
The announcement by the NSW Treasurer that a new 4 per cent tax on the purchase of residential real estate by foreign buyers will slow down housing supply and increase the cost of housing, says the Urban Taskforce.
26 April 2016
The decision by the Federal Government to make no changes to negative gearing or the assessment of Capital Gains Tax is positive for the housing market, says the Urban Taskforce.
11 April 2016
The proposal by the Federal Government to consider innovative infrastructure funding must not end up being a tax on new housing, says the Urban Taskforce.
01 March 2016
The latest housing approval numbers from the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicate a dip for NSW compared with previous years so a special focus will be needed on planning decisions, says the Urban Taskforce.