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Experts say boosting housing supply, not reducing the availability of finance, is key to solving Australia's affordability issues. Photo: Shutterstock

Mortgage crackdown not likely to slow house price growth

New lending restrictions have been criticised as missing the mark, with experts saying tougher home loan tests may not curb house price growth as intended.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority wrote to lenders this week instructing them to impose stricter criteria

on whether borrowers cou…
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