I would recommend that people who have any thoughts on the subject of housing affordability, go to the above article. I copy here the first few sentences which might make you curious to read on.
“Five reasons the Turnbull government shouldn’t let us spend super on a home
September 30, 2015 6.10am AEST
Allowing first homebuyers to cash out their super to buy a home is a seductive idea with a long history. Like the nine-headed Hydra, which replaced each severed head with two more, each time the idea is cut down it seems to return even stronger.
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