A very good column by Jane Trask (Opinion, September 20) and the issue of high demand and low supply is the real cause of the shortage of rental homes.

The reason is very largely due to governments attacking property investors as a scheme to gather votes.

If governments want a full supply of rental homes then landlords should be able to run their business like any other business and make landlords happy to come back into the business.

Landlords have simply walked away, being sick of the abuse and attacks by left-leaning politicians, so those attacks have been


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