Back to overview

Value of new home loan commitments for investor purchase, seasonally adjusted, November 2010 to September 2020

COVID-19Housing & homelessness

This graph shows two waves of investor finance for NSW, QLD and Victoria, before and after 2015-16, corresponding with substantial growth in the supply of privately rented dwellings. From the beginning of 2010-11 to the end of 2013-14, approximately 262,000 additional households, and in 2017-18, another 245,000 households, entered the private rental sector, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (Housing Occupancy and Costs)

Privacy Preference Center