IMF warns against easing Canada’s housing rules

The International Monetary Fund is urging the federal government to not ease housing rules, citing high household debt and the possibility of a sharp housing correction as risks to the Canadian economy.

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IMF warns Canada to protect housing market – for greater good of Canadian economy. Ottawa has moved several times in recent years to tighten mortgage lending rules including expanded stress tests on mortgages. A foreign buyer tax of 15 per cent was also implemented in the Vancouver region last summer, while Ontario recently announced plans for a similar levy for the Greater Toronto Area.

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The IMF says that policies in Canada need to continue to support near-term growth while reducing domestic vulnerabilities. “Fiscal consolidation, particularly at the provincial level, must proceed as.

After a strong rebound in 2010-11, the Canadian. easing is unlikely to be effective and would exacerbate financial risks posed by prolonged low interest rates. Directors concurred that further.

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The IMF says a string of interest rate hikes by the Bank of Canada should help keep household debt in check while reducing financial stability risks. For the now, the IMF says rates should stay on.

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IMF warns against easing Canada’s mortgage rules By Geraldine Grones | this page was last updated on the 22 May 2019 Font size : Canada should not ease its mortgage regulations, as its housing market still needs to cool amid high consumer debt levels, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned in a report released on Tuesday.

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