Minister of Housing blames National for empty 'ghost houses'BRADEN FASTIER/STUFF Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford says ghost houses are symptomatic of the housing crisis created by the former government. Ghost houses can be blamed on the previous government's policies that have allowed rampant capital gain. * Abandoned house stripped of copper* Minister rules out empty homes taxIs there a ghost house in your neighbourhood? These ghosts houses are a symptom of the national housing crisis created by the former government." "Our Government has a bold, ambitious and comprehensive plan to tackle the housing crisis by banning foreign buyers, cracking down on speculators and increasing housing supply.
Source: Stuff May 16, 2018 04:27 UTC