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Delivery and maintenance of affordable housing

One of the objectives of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 is the delivery and maintenance of affordable housing.


Policies that facilitate and encourage the development of new affordable housing and the maintenance of existing affordable housing include:


Read more about diverse and affordable housing:


More information

  • The Housing Policy team are available to answer questions at Service First on 1300 305 695.
  • Alternatively, you can email the Housing Policy team directly for queries about State Environmental Planning Policy No. 70 – Affordable Housing Revised Schemes, the State Environmental Planning Policy (Affordable Rental Housing) 2009 and the State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing for Seniors and People with a Disability) 2004 as well as for queries about caravan parks and manufactured home estates.

Page last updated: 03/07/2020