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Experts gather to solve the housing supply and affordability crisis

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Tomorrow, the UDIA Urban Development Property Summit, brings together government leaders industry experts and economic gurus to discuss the state of the housing market in NSW and the economic environment to identify actions needed to help tackle the escalating supply and affordability crisis.

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UDIA NSW Congratulates Kiersten Fishburn on appointment as Secretary of DPIE

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UDIA NSW congratulates Kiersten Fishburn on her appointment as the new Secretary of the New South Wales Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) – announced today by the NSW Premier and the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces. 

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UDIA report warns housing supply and affordability is at crisis point in Illawarra Shoalhaven

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In launching its Building Blocks Illawarra Shoalhaven 2021 report today, UDIA NSW warned that the Illawarra Shoalhaven is at a crisis point as we face a rapidly decreasing supply of serviced land for development.

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UDIA NSW Regrets Uncertainty Caused By Delays on Infrastructure Contributions Reform

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The release today of the report of Portfolio Committee No 7 of the Legislative Council. – Planning and Environment, entitled ‘Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Infrastructure Contributions) Bill 2021’ recommends that “the Bill should not proceed, until the draft regulations have been developed and released for consultation and the reviews into the rate pegging system, benchmarking and the essential works list have been published by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal.”

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50% a positive next step for construction industry re-opening says UDIA NSW

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UDIA NSW welcomed today’s announcement by NSW Government of its decision to allow all sites in NSW to re-open construction, representing another positive reopening step.

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Tradies worst hit in lockdown say major developers

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In a UDIA NSW survey of its members, one third of housing construction sites are still closed due to current restrictions.  A quarter of developers surveyed expect to make large cuts to their workforce if restrictions remain past August.  For some developers 100% of their workforce live in the 8 lockdown LGAs and are therefore unable to work. 

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