Jul 17 • 31M

Why we need a public housing developer

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Cameron Murray is famous for questioning sacred cows and conventional wisdoms of both left and right. We chat about Cameron's latest Twitter battle and then delve into a controversy. Wide-ranging analysis - no topic out of bounds - inequality, regulation, housing, superannuation, lockdowns, tax, war, the meaning of life.
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What Singapore has that Australia does not is high and growing home ownership and… a public housing developer. Cameron argues instead of fiddling around with arcane schemes like we are now, we should just have the government build homes like they do in Singapore. Cameron’s proposal is called HouseMate. He also confronts myths about rent control in the barney of the week.

https://fresheconomicthinking.substack.com/p/how-to-get-land-into-the-housemate

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-06/could-australia-learn-from-singapore-to-make-housing-affordable/100801082

 

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