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Actually they should ban high LVR lending, where the borrower doesn't have a deposit of at least 20%, altogether.
36% (221 votes)
Yes, as soon as possible.
24% (148 votes)
They should leave the restriction as it is for at least another year.
14% (89 votes)
No, but they should increase the limit from 10% to 15%.
13% (81 votes)
No, they should leave the 10% limit there permanently.
13% (78 votes)
Total voters: 617

Should the Reserve Bank remove its "speed limit" on banks' high loan to value ratio (LVR) home lending?

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Auckland Unitary Plan

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LVRs creating 'dangerous situation'

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Hulse confirmed as Auckland deputy

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Minister Calls for 'accurate' city planning

Maurice Williamson questions likely population growth of Auckland

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Auckland rulebook's next phase

The Auckland Unitary Plan is officially notified, kicking off further rounds of public submissions

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This image was uploaded with the post Auckland Deputy Mayor confident the region can mak

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Rooftop solar energy powering cars?

Auckland University research suggests strong potential for the development & use of solar power across the city's low density suburbia