Affordable Housing

Pressure builds for affordable and secure rental


· Thursday, November 9, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


New developments have increased pressure on the Berejiklian government to act decisively on rental affordability and security.

An Aboriginal affordable housing ask for Waterloo?


· Wednesday, September 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


One of the big questions about the redevelopment of Waterloo Estate is what will be in this for the Aboriginal community.

More housing options for key workers


· Wednesday, August 2, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


Amid increasingly unaffordable rents in Redfern, the SSH welcomes the Lord Mayor’s commitment to negotiate the sale of the Redfern depot site.

Waterloo, forever


· Wednesday, May 10, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


A community land trust would serve people, not profit, in perpetuity.

Housing affordability – time for NSW to turn words into action


· Thursday, March 9, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


Housing experts and NGOs argue a 15-30 per cent minimum for affordable housing should apply to all units in new developments.

Rachel Forster increase?


· Tuesday, February 14, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


Developer wants to increase the number of units in its plans on former Rachel Forster site in Redfern.

A ‘global’ Sydney with local consequences


· Saturday, December 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


A tale of three cities with economic growth distributed across the metropolis.

Campaign to bring Sydney rents back within reach of lower incomes


· Friday, August 5, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


The Uniting Church and its partners in the Sydney Alliance are mounting a concerted campaign to bring Sydney’s soaring rentals back within the reach of people on lower incomes.

A bridge between public and private housing


· Monday, March 14, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


Dr Louise Crabtree from the University of Western Sydney’s Institute for Culture and Society described affordable housing as the “bridge” between public and private housing. There are many…

The need for affordable housing


· Friday, February 5, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


Affordable housing refers to “reasonable” housing costs in relation to income. A common benchmark is that affordable housing is housing that does not absorb more than 30 per…