SUBSCRIBER-ONLY POLL RESULT: Do you agree with Treasury that National’s flagship housing policy is counter productive?

It was a close call on whether NBR member subscribers would side with the Treasury or the National Party over whether the government’s new housing policy is a bit rubbish.

National’s Home Start housing subsidy policy was announced by leader John Key at the party’s campaign launch in Manukau, touted as being something that would encourage affordable homes to be built, and help people get a deposit together to buy.

But the Treasury says those claims do not stack up.


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