The Property Council promotes policy solutions that will make housing more affordable right across the market.
We understand the mix of chronic under-supply, excessive taxes and charges and inefficient planning systems have exaggerated the cost of housing.
That is why we are pushing for an incentives-based deal between the Commonwealth, state and territory and local governments to fix planning systems and boost supply.
Our research on a competition policy-style system showed a $3 billion boost to GDP can be achieved – and in doing so, create a more durable supply pipeline.
We are also continuing to target the other barriers to improved housing affordability including:
And we’re tackling the critical issue of creating new models of affordable housing by devising policy frameworks that will bring institutional capital to the table.