11 January 2017
Planning approval of the Sydney Metro from Chatswood to Sydenham is great news, however there is a lack of certainty for development around the stations and areas around the rail corridor, says the Urban Taskforce.
09 January 2017
The planning reforms announced by NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes are a step in the right direction but much more reform is needed to boost Sydney’s housing supply, says the Urban Taskforce.
21 November 2016
The revised Metropolitan Strategy for Sydney along with the six District Plans contains a 10% levy proposal on new housing to fund affordable housing and this could increase the cost of all new housing, says the Urban Taskforce.
09 November 2016
The announcement by the NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes that the final strategy for the revitalisation of the Parramatta Road Corridor has reduced the number of homes and added a new levy could slow down development and negatively impact housing affordability throughout the area, says the Urban Taskforce.