This is simply needs to change.
I would like to see the development of good quality housing complexes, suitable for rent to buy, and only allowed to be purchased by those who do not have any investment properties.
The buildings do not need to be big and complex, however they need to be resilient and suitable to natural hazards, from floods to fires, and heatwaves, to cold.
Our building industry is currently held hostage by the global shortage and costs of wood and steel. Ket's look into the viability of supporting alternative building materials.
Let's seriously look into how we supply water west of the great of divide.
In fact, let's take the issue seriously.
The current issue with the budget's response of supplying financial support to first home buyers, is that it is a band-aid fix, that actively works to drive prices further up.
Affordable housing is a government responsibility and it needs to be taken seriously.