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Cowper Street building demolished to make way for new Glebe social housing

By SASHA FOOT An existing public housing block in Glebe has been demolished by the NSW Land and Housing Corporation to make way for a $34 million social housing development, which community activists have described as an act of "vandalism.” Once completed in early 2024, the redevelopment of 17-31 Cowper Street and 2A-2D Wentworth Park […]

Reimagining of Glebe’s social housing estate a “much-needed win” for the inner-city community

By DANIEL LO SURDO Revised plans for housing renewal on Glebe’s Cowper Street and Wentworth Park Road have been heralded as an important victory for social housing tenants in the City of Sydney Local Government Area. NSW Government Minister for Water, Property & Housing Melinda Pavey announced last month its intentions to deliver 100 per […]

Amended Glebe proposal a “great win” for social housing advocates

By ALLISON HORE Social housing advocates are celebrating a “huge win” following the announcement a new development proposed for Glebe would be fully set aside for social housing. The proposed housing development which will spread across two sites in Glebe, 17-31 Cowper Street and 2A-2D Wentworth Park Road, has been amended to now deliver 100 […]