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HIA sounds housing alarm

April 18, 2024 - 11:30 -- Admin

The latest housing construction data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is a disaster. Only 37,200 homes commenced in the December quarter in trend terms, the worst quarterly result since June 2012. This gives an annual run rate of 148,800, around 91,000 below the Albanese government’s construction target of 240,000 homes annually. Dwelling approvals

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