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NSW: The Federal Government needs to provide more help to the housing industry

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Managing the housing delivery systems as we come out of the pandemic will require a better grasp of policy impacts if Australia is not going to fail residents in their goals across the cities and regions.

Our system of local, state and federal governments presents the biggest challenge. A recent study by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) noted the assignment of policy responsibilities and functions within a geographically large federal system must take into account the functional nature of our systems.

The Federal Government seems content to bask in the glory of the numbers who take up their housing initiatives. Federal Housing Minister Michael Sukkar boasts about the take-up of the first homebuyer low deposit scheme, along with the HomeBuilder scheme, but without any subsequent advised oversight and review of what is a dynamic but fraught marketplace.

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