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  •   Home > News > Politics

    A call for the government to investigate different methods of increasing housing affordability

    A call for the government to investigate different methods of increasing housing affordability


    Research shows the rents are on the rise and affordability is down across the country.

    One housing expert says a range of proposals should be investigated, including rent controls.

    Massey University Professor Graham Squire says the current approach isn't working.

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