Macro: A negative gearing bubble?

The ATO’s stats for the 2011-12 tax year reveal a nation of landlords under water. Is negative gearing a bubble, asks Macro’s Leith van Onselen?

If there is one thing that sets our housing market apart from most others, it’s the propensity for Australians to leverage into investment properties in the face of negative income returns.


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