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UDIA NSW report includes recommendations on placemaking to improve affordability and livability across NSW

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Today UDIA released its URBAN RENEWAL AND PRECINCTS DELIVERY report that shows that precincts planning is difficult and complex and the issues are varied, all of which contribute to the fact that delivery of precincts and urban renewal sites are often too slow. Following the announcement of funding for 10 precincts in the June 2022 […]

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Apartment construction commencements and completions continue fall in NSW

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Apartment commencements in NSW were down 40% in the March 2022 quarter from the December 2021 quarter and dragged overall dwelling commencements down 19%. ABS data released last week, showed apartment approvals in NSW 63% below their peak. This is of particular concern as almost 9,000 apartments approved in NSW, have not yet commenced construction, […]

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UDIA NSW/URBIS Survey shows Sydney residents are still positive when it comes to home ownership

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Tuesday 12 July 2022 (Sydney, Australia) UDIA NSW/URBIS  Survey shows Sydney residents are still positive when it comes to home ownership The latest UDIA NSW/URBIS Home Purchaser Sentiment Survey found an increase in positive sentiment amongst Sydney home purchasers, with 44% of respondents being positive about the idea of purchasing in the current market. This is […]

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UDIA supports changes to Housing SEPP as a positive measure in tackling housing and affordability in NSW

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UDIA NSW welcomes the recently announced amendments to the State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing) 2021 (Housing SEPP) which is a positive step toward tackling the housing and affordability crisis in NSW. As our population continues to grow beyond the 8 million mark as noted in the ABS Census, it even more critical to lift the supply […]

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UDIA responds to the Retain and Manage Industrial Lands Policy Review

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UDIA expressed its disappointment with the final outcome of the Greater Cities Commission’s (GCC) review of the Retain and Manage Industrial Lands Policy announced yesterday. The outcome will maintain the moratorium on industrial land designated as retain and manage which has the effect of doubling down on an overly restrictive, inefficient, and unproductive policy. UDIA recognises the […]

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Census data supports UDIA’s report on need for steady supply of Apartment development

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Today’s release of the 2021 Census results revealed that the proportion of NSW residents living in flats or apartments has risen 9% since the last census to 21.7%. “As NSW’s population has now passed 8 million, the swing to apartment living ramping up, means that there is a critical need for a sustainable supply of […]

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