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Affordable housing still too exie

BY VANESSA LIM The City of Sydney is planning 330 new affordable rental units in Green Square within the next 15 to 20 years in a bid to ease rental stress. This will add to community housing group City West Housing’s contribution of 200 affordable units as part of the Green Square Town Centre development. […]

UPtown Festival

By Rita Bratovich. Back before cars and high rise apartments sealed humans inside insular bubbles, people lived in small villages and interacted with each other daily. The town square was a place to meet and transact business, discuss municipal issues and celebrate together - it gave people a strong sense of community. In big, modern […]

Mayor backs affordable housing levy

Like so many inner city suburbs, Marrickville’s gentrification and rising real estate prices are resulting in a crisis of affordable housing. Marrickville Mayor Jo Haylen last week addressed a NSW parliamentary inquiry on the issue and recommended a housing levy for the local area. Cr Haylen said Marrickville suffers from one of the highest levels […]

North Eveleigh affordable housing announced

Federal Member for Sydney Tanya Plibersek has placed affordable housing front and centre of her election campaign, announcing 88 new affordable rental homes to be built at North Eveleigh. The dwellings will be built with grants from the Rudd Labor Government’s National Rental Affordability Scheme, with City West Housing to receive over $9 million worth […]