25 Feb 2021

Govt requires Reserve Bank to factor house prices in decisions

From Checkpoint, 6:13 pm on 25 February 2021

The government has pulled another lever to try to slow the runaway housing market - requiring the Reserve Bank to take house prices into account.

National says the move's far too late and a senior economist warns it'll have little short term impact.

But the government argues it's just another piece of the puzzle.

RNZ political reporter Charlie Dreaver has the details.