It’s a common misconception that banks use their savers’ money when making loans to people such as you and I to buy something we don’t have the cash for.
In reality, the money we borrow is created by the banks out of thin air at the time it is borrowed.
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Despite the hoopla created by the previous National Government when it announced its Special Housing Areas (SHAs) legislation in 2013, little headway — if any — has been made to build a single additional home, let alone an “affordable” one.
The Property Council has welcomed Labour’s plan to build 100,000 affordable houses over 10 years and sees it as a game-changer in alleviating the housing affordability crisis.
Under the opposition party’s plan, half the homes will be built in Auckland and