The budget hit to rental yields

Investors in the cheaper end of the property market are set to suffer a good dose of pain along with their tenants, whose spending power has been reduced by billions of dollars.

Around twenty welfare lobby groups held a joint media conference at Parliament House yesterday to explain how the people they represent will suffer from Abbott-Hockey welfare cuts.

While their concerns are important, and are being well covered by other media, today I will examine the other side of the coin – the effect on the segment of the housing market in which these people live. 

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