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In this section you will find information on homes for NSW, boosting housing supply, infrastructure, supporting first home buyers and housing supply updates.

 

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Boosting supply

Boosting supply

We’re increasing housing supply by accelerating rezoning and building infrastructure including roads, schools and utilities that enable development.

Boosting supply
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Low Cost Loans Initiative

Low Cost Loans Initiative

The Low Cost Loans Initiative assists councils by funding 50% of the interest paid on infrastructure finance.


More on the Low Cost Loans Initiative
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More infrastructure

More infrastructure

Increasing housing supply is only possible if the right infrastructure supports new homes and communities.

More infrastructure
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More homes for NSW

More homes for NSW

On June 1, the NSW Government announced a comprehensive new package of measures designed to meet the housing needs of NSW communities now and into the future.

More homes for NSW
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More open space

More open space

The development of new communities provides opportunities for increasing open space. We will ensure high quality parklands and open space are part of our plans.

Read more on recent open spaces
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Regional housing update

Regional housing update

Completions in Regional NSW (excluding Greater Sydney and Central Coast regions) remain strong with 16,177 new homes completed in the 12 months to March 2017, while housing approvals were also steadfast at 16,484 in the 12 months to May 2017.

Read about completions in Regional NSW
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Supporting first home buyers

Supporting first home buyers

Our comprehensive package to improve housing affordability is focused on helping first home buyers, who often face stiff competition from investors.

Read about the support for first home buyers
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Sydney housing update

Sydney housing update

Approvals for multi-units have moderated since the peak in late 2016. This can be attributed to a backlog of residential projects that are fully approved but have not commenced (which is double the historical average), and a tighter restriction on finance and policy measures targeting foreign investors.

More on the Sydney housing update