Modelling the impacts of the Henry Review tax recommendations on housing supply and affordability

Centre PersonnelRachel Ong ViforJ, Gavin Wood
External PersonnelClinton McMurray, Melek Cigdem
Research PartnersRMIT University
Project FundingAustralian Housing and Urban Research Institute
Project StatusComplete (October 2010 to August 2011)

Project Summary

This Research Project aims to address Issue 1 of Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute’s (AHURI) housing supply research brief: What is the impact on supply and affordability from implementation of the Henry Review recommendations in relation to negative gearing, land tax and stamp duty? The primary method will be policy simulation techniques applied to the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey and a Victorian dataset that links the Valuer-General’s property sales transaction records in 2006 to Valuation data containing details of the property characteristics including land size.

Project Outputs

The spatial and distributional impacts of the Henry Review recommendations on stamp duty and land tax Gavin Wood, Rachel Ong ViforJ, Melek Cigdem, Elizabeth Taylor This report is the second Final Report of a project that examines the impact on supply and affordability from implementation of the Henry Review recommendations in relation to negative gearing, land tax and stamp duty. There are two main recommendations... Read article 1 February 2012Research Reports Read More
The impacts of the Henry Review recommendations on the private rental market Gavin Wood, Rachel Ong ViforJ, Clinton McMurray 1 September 2011Research Reports Read More