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Inquiry into home loan lending practices and processes

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On Monday 17 September 2007, the House Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration tabled its report on the inquiry into home loan lending practices and processes Home loan lending.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 6 chapters and 3 appendices.

Home loan lending

Preliminary pages (PDF 284KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations

Chapter 1 (PDF 176KB)

Chapter 2 (PDF 343KB)
Housing lending in Australia

Chapter 3 (PDF 287KB)
Mortgage defaults and repossessions

Chapter 4 (PDF 217KB)
Causes of mortgage defaults and repossessions

Chapter 5 (PDF 311KB)
Credit regulation and consumer protection for borrowers

Chapter 6 (PDF 223KB)
Lending standards, the financial system and the economy

Appendix A (PDF 169KB)

Appendix B (PDF 183KB)

Appendix C (PDF 184KB)
Roundtable participants

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