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It is our aim that all people in New South Wales, including older people, people with disabilities and those on low incomes have access to affordable and well-designed housing.

 

In this section, you will find plans and policies promoting the delivery of high quality apartments, housing for seniors, affordable rental housing and for caravan parks, camping grounds and manufactured homes.

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Diverse and Affordable Housing

Divers and Affordable Housing
The NSW Government supports planning policies that encourage affordable housing development which incorporates the needs and character of the surrounding area. Read More
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Apartment Design Guide

Apartment Design Guide
The Apartment Design Guide provides consistent planning and design standards for apartments across the State. Read More
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Better apartments

Better apartments
The NSW Government promotes better apartment design across NSW through the State Environmental Planning Policy No 65 - Design Quality of Residential Apartment Development (SEPP 65). This policy aims to deliver a better living environment for the residents now choosing this form of housing, and enhance our streetscapes and our neighbourhoods across the State. Read More
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Greenfield Housing Code

Greenfield Housing Code

The Greenfield Housing Code 'the Code' will speed up the delivery of new homes in greenfield areas across NSW.

Find out about the Code
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Caravan Camping and Manufactured Homes

Caravan Camping and Manufactured Homes
We are working to improve the planning and approval process for manufactured homes and estates, caravan parks, and camping grounds. Read More
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Housing for Seniors or People with a Disability

Housing for Seniors and PWD
It is our aim that all people in New South Wales, including older people, people with disabilities and those on low incomes have access to affordable and well-designed housing. Read More
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Medium Density Housing

Medium Density Housing

The Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code allows one and two storey dual occupancies, manor houses and terraces to be carried out under a fast track complying development approval, it is allowed where medium density development is already permitted under a council’s local environmental plan.

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Minister blog series

Minister blog series
The public were invited to contribute to an online forum calling for diverse comments, ideas and solutions on what can be done to improve housing affordability. Read More