Submission to Department of Planning Secretary: Proposed Amendments to the ARHSEPP
UDIA welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Explanation of Intended Effect (EIE) for the proposed amendments to the State Environmental Planning Policy (Affordable Rental Housing) 2009 (ARHSEPP).
UDIA has strong and fundamental concerns with this approach which is a clumsy and reactionary approach with no evidentiary basis and that erodes investment certainty in NSW and works against the achievement of affordable housing. The UDIA submits that the proposed amendments should not make the amendments and instead the NSW Government should consult with stakeholders and the community on a set of design guidelines for Boarding Houses.
UDIA NSW actively represents the industry’s interests so that urban development can be undertaken positively in NSW. We advocate for access to land for development, encourage the creation of a positive regulatory environment and an equitable system of taxation and charges on consumers, all with the aim of creating amazing urban environments. We believe in supporting our members and the government collaborating to create affordable, sustainable, and liveable communities ...