Background on housing affordability
- ‘Housing affordability’ and ‘Affordable rental housing’
- Housing stress
- Key worker
- Social housing
- Inclusionary zoning
Affordable housing is at an historic low on the Northern Beaches, with median house prices 50% higher, and rentals around 100% higher than the Sydney Region. A recent needs analysis outlines the scale of the issue. Many young people, families, retirees and key workers are struggling to afford to live here. This has flow-on effects on the local labour force, services, businesses, family unity and social cohesion.
This consultation has concluded.