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Win for affordable housing in Waverley

By ALLISON HORE Waverley Council has won a five year battle to give councils in metropolitan Sydney more power to levy developers for losses in their local government area’s affordable housing stock.  Previously, in order for councils around Sydney to receive a monetary contribution from developers who had removed affordable rental housing for a high-end […]

NAKED CITY – THE SYDNEY RENTAL BLUES

With Coffin Ed. Back in May of 2014 this column took a look at “the chronic shortage of rental accommodation in Sydney and the stampede of hopefuls whenever a property ‘to let’ comes on the market”. We noted “anybody who has queued up for a recent inspection will be aware of the lottery involved in […]