The Department of Planning has issued a Discussion Paper – Planning Provisions for Affordable Housing – for public submissions.
Submissions for the Discussion Paper on Affordable Housing close on Monday 9 December 2013. Corrs Chambers Westgarth’s Perth office can assist clients interested in making a submission on any of these documents.
The Discussion Paper has arisen from the State Governments commitment to develop model planning policies and provisions for the development of dedicated affordable housing. The Discussion Paper sets out a number of possible options and is seeking feedback on a range of potential options that could be used. The options that have been raised in the Discussion Paper are as follows:
The possibility of mandatory requirements being adopted for providing affordable housing are of considerable significance for land owners and developers and others engaged in the industry.
If you would like more information, or seek assistance in making a submission please contact us.
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