Diverse and Affordable Housing

Resilient Sydney Forum: Partnering with Community Housing Providers 

On 22 October 2021, an online forum was held as part of the Resilient Sydney Affordable and Diverse Housing project.  It focussed on metropolitan councils working with community housing providers (CHPs), and how CHPs can assist councils to provide and manage affordable housing through the planning system.   The forum was facilitated by Ms Barone, CEO, City […]

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Affordable Housing Contributions Scheme Project

At a workshop on July 2021 councils agreed to examine ways to help councils to implement affordable housing contribution schemes under SEPP 70 (now the Housing SEPP) to increase the amount of affordable housing in their local areas.  The steering committee agreed a project brief and engaged Urbanista Australia to undertake the project. Urbanista’s task […]

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SSROC and Resilient Sydney start conversation on addressing affordable housing

SSROC and Resilient Sydney have got the ball rolling on Sydney councils taking action to improve housing affordability across the Sydney metropolitan area. Representatives from 32 Sydney councils participated in an online workshop in early March, along with representatives from the other peak council bodies WSROC, NSROC and Western Sydney Planning Partnership, to cooperate on […]

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Resilient Sydney’s Diverse and Affordable and Diverse Housing Project

The 100 Resilient Cities Initiative has long recognised that affordable housing is a foundation of successful communities and placemaking for our global cities. All 33 Sydney Councils are active members of Resilient Sydney, with the City of Sydney facilitating.  CEOs, General Managers, and their delegates met in April 2021 to discuss council-instigated affordable housing projects, […]

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