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The Department forecasts the construction of 191,550 new homes in Greater Sydney in the next five years, based on current programs and initiatives. This is a 22 per cent increase, or an extra 34,300 new homes, compared with the last 5 years when 157,250 new homes were completed. 

This high level of new home construction comes on the back of strong housing approvals and commencements, a healthy economy and record low interest rates. In 2017-18 a record 42,500 homes were completed across Greater Sydney.

This chart shows that more new dwellings are forecast for the next five years than were delivered in the previous five years. The difference is 34300 dwellings. Values presented on the Chart are as follows: For the Last Five Years the Number of Forecast New Houses was 157250 For the Next Five Years Number of Forecast New Houses is 191550

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This map summarises the 2018 Sydney Housing Supply Forecast by Local Government Area.  Sydney’s western most LGAs and eastern most LGAS have lower housing supply forecasts.  Blacktown and Parramatta are the only two LGAs which forecast more than 15000 new dwellings. Values presented on the map are as follows: The number of Forecast New Houses is up to 2,500 for the local government areas of Blue Mountains, Fairfield, Hawkesbury, Wollondilly, Northern Beaches, Willoughby, Hunters Hill, Randwick, Waverley, Woollahra, Mosman, Burwood. The number of Forecast New Houses is 2,501 – 7,500 for Campbelltown, Sutherland, Georges River, Inner West, Strathfield, Canada Bay, North Sydney, Land Cove, Ku-ring-gai, Hornsby. The number of Forecast New Houses is 7,501 – 15,000 for Camden, Liverpool, Penrith, Canterbury-Bankstown, Bayside, Sydney, Cumberland, Ryde, the Hills. The number of Forecast New Houses is Greater than 15,000 for Blacktown, Parramatta.

Page last updated: 17/05/2019