Future home construction is on the horizon for the capital, as a new wave of homes is planned.
The Government will begin the process of setting up the first major public housing projects in Australia’s capital, Brisbane, in 2021.
The new projects will bring forward the timeframe for the construction of public housing in the state and will ensure that the Government will have a stable supply of affordable housing.
The public housing units are expected to be built on existing or proposed private estates.
“The Government is taking a bold approach to housing affordability and our commitment to building affordable homes for everyone is our key focus,” Housing Minister Peter Dutton said.
The Government is also aiming to build more than 1,000 more affordable homes by 2021, including 400 more for those with disabilities. “
In 2021, we will be building 5,000 affordable homes in the capital and that will make a big difference in the lives of our people.”
The Government is also aiming to build more than 1,000 more affordable homes by 2021, including 400 more for those with disabilities.
The Federal Government also announced the introduction of a $3.5 billion package of measures to address the “crisis in housing affordability”.
The package includes a series of housing incentives to help people purchase homes.
The National Housing and Housing Assistance Scheme will see a further $3 billion be committed to housing finance for people in need.
The package also includes $1 billion to expand the State Government’s Housing Fund, and $600 million for the National Housing Council.
The Commonwealth is also extending $2.5 million for social housing tenants to buy new housing.
“While the Government’s plan to build 50,000 new affordable housing units in 2021 is welcome, it is not enough to address our national housing crisis,” Mr Dutton added.
More than 5,300 more affordable dwellings have been approved and are on track to go online in 2021.” “
Our focus is on making sure we build a supply of homes to keep Australians on their feet.”
More than 5,300 more affordable dwellings have been approved and are on track to go online in 2021.
“To read more about the changes announced today, visit the National Government’s blog.
The ABC’s Tom Kelly reports.