Housing Issues Paper

Inner Sydney’s housing crisis is threatening the city’s economic and social sustainability. Population growth, investor demand and the desirability of inner city areas for high income professionals is impacting the affordability of housing for low to moderate income households including nurses, teachers, artists and emergency services workers. At the same time, supply of affordable rental housing and social housing, essential to those who can’t afford market housing in the city, is not keeping pace with demand.

The City recognises the need for leadership on this issue and hosted a summit on 12 March 2015. We consulted with 140 experts from a range of sectors to seek feedback on the critical issues impacting housing affordability and diversity in Sydney.

We used stakeholder feedback, research and internal consultation to develop the City of Sydney Housing Issues Paper.

This consultation is now closed. Thank you to everyone who contributed their thoughts and comments on the paper. Your feedback will be used alongside research to develop the City of Sydney housing policy.

Stay tuned to this website for more updates on this important project for Sydney.

Inner Sydney’s housing crisis is threatening the city’s economic and social sustainability. Population growth, investor demand and the desirability of inner city areas for high income professionals is impacting the affordability of housing for low to moderate income households including nurses, teachers, artists and emergency services workers. At the same time, supply of affordable rental housing and social housing, essential to those who can’t afford market housing in the city, is not keeping pace with demand.

The City recognises the need for leadership on this issue and hosted a summit on 12 March 2015. We consulted with 140 experts from a range of sectors to seek feedback on the critical issues impacting housing affordability and diversity in Sydney.

We used stakeholder feedback, research and internal consultation to develop the City of Sydney Housing Issues Paper.

This consultation is now closed. Thank you to everyone who contributed their thoughts and comments on the paper. Your feedback will be used alongside research to develop the City of Sydney housing policy.

Stay tuned to this website for more updates on this important project for Sydney.

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