Housing prices

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House prices
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Report

Rental affordability snapshot 2020

Renters are on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic. Many are losing their incomes, and some are scared of being forced out of their homes. Welfare increases have given many Australians badly needed relief. This year's Rental Affordability Snapshot shows that the private rental market...
Discussion paper

The distributional effects of monetary policy: evidence from local housing markets

This paper examines how monetary policy affects housing prices across local areas. It also explores three related questions - How differently do housing prices respond to monetary policy across areas? What can explain these differences across areas? Does monetary policy cause changes in the housing...
Report

Policy, regulatory and market resources to create affordable housing

This report provides further information in relation to a list of policy, regulatory and market tools developed to assist territorial authorities who may wish to stimulate the supply of affordable housing within their jurisdictions.
Report

Somewhere to live: exploring solutions to the housing affordability crisis in Aotearoa New Zealand

In this research paper, Dr Jenny McArthur proposes a package of solutions to disrupt the speculative cycle, safely lower housing prices, and boost alternative housing provision to meet the diverse needs of New Zealanders.
Systematic review

What are the effects of residential building energy performance disclosure policies on property values?

A rapid systematic review of international academic literature suggests that home buyers typically value a more energy efficient home, and when presented with easily accessible information in the form of an energy performance rating, are willing to pay more to live in one.
Working paper

Housing markets and migration – evidence from New Zealand

This paper analyses the relationship between local area housing and population size and migrant-status composition, using population data from the 1986–2013 New Zealand Censuses, house sales price data from Quotable Value New Zealand, rent data from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, and building...
Journal article

House prices and relative location

The authors show that price levels defined by postcodes within a city gloss over important price variation driven by relative location. Relative location as in proximity to subway, parks and services turn out to be the major price determinant within a city. This insight can...
Audio podcast

Time to rethink the Great Australian Dream

Homelessness is entrenched and many Australians face overwhelming housing costs, yet housing policy has slipped off the political agenda. In this discussion with Peter Clarke, housing specialists Wendy Stone and Peter Mares trace the rise and fall of housing policy in Australia, and how the...
Report

Keeping a roof over our heads

This report shows that measures of severe housing stress have increased more for renters in WA than the rest of Australia. While most key workers have seen an increase, from 2013 to 2015, in the number of suburbs in which they can rent an affordable...
Report

Getting our house in order?

This report focuses on housing affordability, one of the most important economic and social issues facing Western Australia, and indeed the country. It builds on earlier reports into housing affordability, and includes new analysis of the latest trends in housing affordability since the release of...