The Housing Challenge for NSW PIA National Congress Adelaide 2012 Norma Shankie-Williams
NSW the most populous State 0.2m 4.6m 2.3m 1.7m 7.3m 5.6m 0.51m
House prices and income National Shelter –Meeting Australia’s Housing Challenges 2012
NSW Housing Programmes • NSW Housing - public and community housing • Special housing programs for indigenous people • First home owners given leg up with FHOGs and First Home-New Home schemes.+ Affordable Housing Taskforce
Sydney is rapidly growing Department of Planning & Infrastructure
The Housing Issues for NSW • The issues are SUPPLY – delivery of housing and AFFORDABILITY • Community need to be a part of the solution • Location and type of product both crucial Infrastructure
Five Housing Challenges • Plan for enough • In accessible locations • Match type and pricepoint with need • Strive for quality and energyefficient design • DELIVERY
Enough in the pipeline Department of Planning and Infrastructure
Planned in accessible locations (Metropolitan Development Program) MDP Department of Planning and Infrastructure
A centres focus- sustainable neighbourhoods and healthy living The Housing Challenge for NSW PIA National Congress Adelaide 2012 Norma Shankie-Williams
Matchingtype withneed - Grattan Institute – The Housingwe need.
Casba, Danks St Waterloo (Cornerstone)66 apartments – 32 0ne-bed sold out within 6 weeks.
Harbour Mill – Ceerose - 139 apartments 65%<$600,000 and studios from $395,000“Price point a key driver for State stamp duty exemption – demand is there”(Exemptions up to June 30th for <$600,000 )
Madison - (Loftex) Waterloo, modified design to include smaller, more affordable one and two-beds Australand: “ Our mix has changed to more price-pointed, affordable product and we’re doing less three-bedders” Mirvac: “....the issue for apartment buildings is to be nimble enough to adapt to market shifts, even to the point we have made changes during Construction because a particular product isn’t selling”
Variety, energy efficient, affordable. • Reduced CO2 • adapted for climateimpacts • secure • Affordable to buyand run
Quality & Design Sustainable & Energy Efficient Malmo, Sweden
Delivery Grattan Institute - 'The Housing We Need'
Delivery • Cabinet Taskforce on housing supply • Examining impediments to supply • Identifying specific infrastructure blockages • Potential Homesites Program • Examining improvements to the developer contributions system
What we aim to achieve… Gehl Consultants