MEDIA RELEASE: New initiatives set to increase supply of social and affordable housing

Photo Credit: Damian Shaw

Photo Credit: Damian Shaw

Published by:  |  Story by: Owen Roberts

A RAFT of new initiatives aimed at increasing Sydney’s supply of social and affordable housing have offered low-income earners new hope of getting into the rental market without a hefty price tag.

Projections from the NSW Federation of Housing Associations have shown community housing providers are forecast to deliver 1200 affordable homes by 2020.

City West Housing, one of the largest affordable housing providers, currently has 640 units in the pipeline across AlexandriaGlebeWaterloo and Harold Park.