A new report into the impacts of negative gearing and capital gains discount shows these measures are helping to boost the supply of new homes, put downward pressure on prices and give ordinary Australians a better chance of entering the property market.
Australian housing investment: analysis of negative gearing and CGT discount for residential property by ACIL Allen consulting was commissioned jointly by the Real Estate Institue of Australia (REIA) and the Property Council of Australia as part of an evidence-based examination into housing affordability factors.
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