Urban Living Network- 21 August 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 08/21/20 12:17 PM

    #1 - NSW Productivity Commission releases Green Paper on Productivity Reform

    #2 - Housing Diversity in NSW – is it a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

    #3 - Report from Auditor General ‘calls out’ Councils over Developer Levies

    #4 - Works Commence on the Sydney Fish Market Redevelopment

    #5 - New local infrastructure and ‘affordable housing’ levies from the NSW Government

    #6 - Dyldam has its Parramatta planning proposal included in Tranche 5 of the Planning System Acceleration Program

    #7 - DPIE updates the Sydney Greenfield Monitor

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    Urban Living Network- 7 August 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 08/7/20 12:11 PM

    #1 - Minister Stokes acknowledges influence of Urban Taskforce!

    #2 - Seniors Living SEPP - a Statewide Policy (except when there's a political problem in having Senior's Living!)

    #3 - Green space funding for Councils to reduce the burden on new home buyers and add to high quality local amenity

    #4 - NSW Parliament passes Bill to cut stamp duty and incentivise investment in 'build to rent' projects

    #5 - NSW Government sets out a new Housing Diversity SEPP

    #6 - New ‘Starter’ at the Urban Taskforce

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    Urban Living Network- 24 July 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 07/24/20 2:57 PM

    #1 - New Urban Taskforce report - Tax & Development - A Better Way Forward

    #2 - Alarming drop in new housing approvals

    #3 - Facing the uncomfortable truth - foreign investment and residential property

    #4 - Tranche 4 of Fast-Tracked Projects Announced

    #5 - Sarah Hill appointed Chief Executive of new Western Parkland City Authority

    #6 - Why NSW consumers ought to have confidence in trustworthy developers- Article by David Chandler OAM - NSW Building Commissioner

    #7 - Urban Taskforce member Avenor driving world-leading tower project

    #8 - Support social and affordable housing through the Homes for Homes initiative

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    Urban Living Network- 10 July 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 07/10/20 2:45 PM

    #1 - NSW Productivity Commission releases Infrastructure Charges Issues Paper

    #2 - City of Sydney's Central Sydney Planning Strategy - Urban Taskforce submission

    #3 - Changes made to independent planning panels

    #4 - How does indexation apply to deferred infrastructure contributions?

    #5 - Victoria Cross Metro station and tower approved through the Planning System Acceleration Program

    #6 - The Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 comes into effect – but is it designed right?

    #7 - Support social and affordable housing through the Homes for Homes initiative

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    Urban Living Network- 26 June 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 06/26/20 11:39 AM

    #1 - Community Housing Providers Gain Crucial Investment Funding

    #2 - Planning System Acceleration Program - Tranche 3 projects revealed

    #3 - Unlocking Sydney's Employment Lands: Is Flexibility the Way of the Future?

    #4 - Developers Risk Not Being Able to Get Occupation Certificates From 1 September

    #5 - Cap on local infrastructure contributions extended

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    Urban Living Network- 12 June 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 06/12/20 2:09 PM

    #1 - COVID-19: The impacts on global residential mortgage markets - Deloitte report

    #2 - Urban Taskforce seeks clarification and changes to HomeBuilder

    #3 - Building Approvals - Update from the Australian Bureau of Statistics

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