Peak body: Housing affordability in top three federal election issues

Housing affordability supposedly ranks as a top-three federal election issue, after the cost of living and healthcare and ageing, according to a survey by the Housing Industry Association.

Affordability ranked ahead of immigration and the environment, concluded the JWS Research which surveyed 1500 people.

“The importance of home ownership to Australians couldn’t be clearer. Now more than ever, home ownership matters,” the Housing Industry Association chief economist Tim Reardon noted.

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