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1 Hoops and hopes: environmental planning instruments, affordable housing, and community housing providers Notes for presentation to NSW community housing conference, Newcastle, 17 August 2006 Not for reproduction or citation Craig Johnston

2 Warning The data collection reported on in this presentation is ‘work in progress’. Corrections and updates are very welcome!

3 (Potential) role of local government and affordable housing Protect Promote Provide – financed by development levies or other council own-sources

4 Activities Councils = 153 (mid 2006) Studies ≈ 18 (+ 5) Strategies (complete) ≈ 9 LEP provisions = 15 LEP in waiting = 1 Affordable housing schemes ≈ 5/6 * not including aged (social) housing

5 Affordable housing schemes Waverleydevelopment incentives WilloughbySection 94F/SEPP 70 North SydneySection 94 Sydney City – Green SquareSection 94F/SEPP 70 Randwickplanning agreements Canada BaySection 93F planning agreements Prepared and waiting approval: ParramattaSection 94F/SEPP 70 Being prepared: Byron, ? Gosford *Not including aged (social) housing

6 On the ground Aff-housing schemes = 5 (plus CB 1) Councils = 6 (plus W 1) Units of LG aff-housing (current) = 69 Units of LG aff-housing (pipeline) = 6 R + 15 CB CHP managing LG aff-housing = 3 * Not including aged (social) housing

7 Managing council aff-housing WollongongHousing Trust2 + own 5 dwellings on 5 LG blocks WaverleySWISH18 WilloughbyCHLNS10 North SydneyCHLNS35 props (inc. 2 b/houses) = 45 tenancies Randwickeoi4 (+/10) Sydney City - Green Square City West Housing1 dwelling = 16 units

8 Aged (social) housing self-care rental units allocated to low-income older people Waverley46ESHRA Auburn76 Willoughby138/3 others?

9 ‘Due process’ Needs study → Policy framework → Strategies → LEP DCP Polices and procedures for planning agreements Asset redeployment Acquisitions (build, buy, or benefit) → Keep or transfer title EOI for an affordable housing manager Contract management Property and tenancy management

10 Planning and development consent powers Inclusionary zoning (s.94F/SEPP 70) Development incentives Planning agreements (s.93F) SEPP 10

11 Planning agreements under section 93F are not the same as section 106 agreements in England!

12 SEPP 10 Loss of low-rent flats, hostels, boarding houses Does not cover loss of caravan parks, manufactured homes estates Greater Metropolitan Region Concurrence of MOP (DOP) Mitigation vs compensation Affordable housing contribution as mitigation Condition of development consent; deed between developer and CHP

13 Joint ventures Council assets (land, dwellings) – Wollongong LGHIP projects – Cessnock, Gosford CAH debt-equity demo projects – Willoughby, Shoalhaven

14 Models: Ownership/title LG retains –Willoughby –Waverley –Randwick –North Sydney –Wollongong (2) Transfer to AHM –Sydney City – Green Square Transfer to OCH –Parramatta

15 Models: Allocation/eligibility criteria {1} Income thresholds – social housing criteria North Sydney (properties jointly owned by LG and DOH) –low-income Waverley –‘affordable’ or moderate income Willoughby Randwick –social housing plus moderate income Sydney City - Green Square

16 Models: Allocation/eligibility criteria {2} Local link –Willoughby –Waverley –North Sydney –Randwick Other –‘Key worker’ Randwick Canada Bay (6/15)

17 Models: Rent-setting income – 30% –Willoughby median rent in LGA –Waverley (75%)

18 Models: Lease periods Waverley – max 3 years

19 LG+CHP partnerships Policy framework Contract arrangements Asset management Transparency and accountability Skills –Project development –Project management –Contract management

20 Resources ‘Levying developers for affordable housing’ (Shelter Brief) –www.shelternsw.org.au/publications.shtml affordable housing studies –www.shelternsw.org.au/ahn/ahn-posts.html Affordable Housing Network NSW –www.shelternsw.org.au/ahn/ahn.html


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