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brief 12th May 2021

New Zealand housing investment tax changes explained

With housing costs in New Zealand rising rapidly (up 23% in just 12 months),  the New Zealand Government has introduced reforms intended to reduce incentives for housing investors while increasing the supply of new housing. What exactly are the reforms being introduced in New Zealand and are there any lessons for Australia?

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brief 3rd May 2021

COVID and the need for better standards in high-rise living

Although issues with the design and quality of living spaces in high density, high rise residential apartment buildings existed pre-COVID, the pandemic response restrictions that forced people to stay and work at home have focussed community concern on the problems of poor design and operation in some of these buildings.

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