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Urban Taskforce | Media Releases

Urban Taskforce | Media Releases

Labor Housing Plan could create problems for renters and recent home owners

Written by Administrator on Friday, 21 April 2017 04:34.

21 April 2017

The latest proposals by the Labor Party on housing affordability are likely to create problems for recent home owners and for renters, says the Urban Taskforce.

Urban Revitalisation of Newcastle Gets a Boost

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 18 April 2017 05:43.

 18 April 2017

The announcement of improvements to the light rail corridor along with the provision of affordable housing are excellent projects which will boost the revitalisation of Newcastle says the Urban Taskforce.

Draft District Plans must be amended to help solve Sydney’s Housing Crisis

Written by Administrator on Monday, 03 April 2017 02:02.

03 April 2017

The six district plans for Metropolitan Sydney must be amended to drive housing supply, says the Urban Taskforce.

Sydney reaches 5 million people- on its way to 8 million

Written by Administrator on Thursday, 30 March 2017 05:08.

30 March 2017

Sydney having reached a population of 5 million can learn from cities of a similar size says, the Urban Taskforce.

Sydney’s housing crisis needs strong actions to maximise supply

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 28 March 2017 03:50.

28 March 2017

With indicators showing a slow-down in housing approvals in Sydney some strong actions are needed to boost supply and help with affordability, says the Urban Taskforce.

Faster Planning Approval Guide for NSW councils is positive but government agencies should be included

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 22 March 2017 04:57.

22 March 2017

The Development Assessment Best Practice Guide issued by NSW Planning Minister, Anthony Roberts, is a positive move to speed up housing approvals but it should also apply to government agencies, says the Urban Taskforce.

Sydney City Council affordable housing tax will threaten housing supply

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:29.

17 March 2017

The proposals by the City of Sydney Council to tax new housing up to 24% for affordable housing will have a negative impact on housing supply, says the Urban Taskforce.

Private sector innovation provides quality public outcomes for Martin Place Metro

Written by Administrator on Friday, 17 March 2017 03:40.

17 March 2017

The unsolicited proposal for the development of the Martin Place metro station demonstrates the innovation that can come from the private sector, says the Urban Taskforce.

NSW Labor Housing Proposals will slow supply

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 02:37.

14 March 2017

The announcement by NSW Labor that in government they would lift surcharges for foreign investors on residential homes will slow down the supply of new homes, says the Urban Taskforce.



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