Draft Monash Affordable Housing Strategy

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At its meeting on 28 April 2020, Council considered a report on the draft Monash Affordable Housing Strategy .

Draft Monash Affordable Housing Strategy (pdf, 2MB)

Report to Council Meeting 28 April 2020 - Draft Monash Affordable Housing Strategy (pdf, 183KB)

Council resolved to:

1. Note the content and recommendations of the Draft Monash Affordable Housing Strategy.

2. Send the proposed strategy to relevant development industry and public housing association stakeholders seeking their feedback on the proposed strategy and with a view to assisting Council to further evaluate the recommendations contained in the report.

In line with this resolution, Council is now undertaking targeted engagement with key stakeholder on the Draft Monash Affordable Housing Strategy (pdf, 2MB)

Rising house prices and rents, and limited investment in social and affordable housing, have led to a dramatic increase in the number of households experiencing housing stress in Monash. In response, Council has developed an Affordable Housing Strategy.

The Strategy makes a clear case for taking action to increase the provision of affordable housing  in Monash. It also demonstrates both the need for affordable housing and the social and economic benefits of having more affordable housing. 

Further information

For more information, read the Affordable Housing Strategy Discussion Paper- Final Draft May 2019 (pdf, 2MB)

If you would like to be kept informed or want to find out more, contact Council’s Strategic Planning Team on 9518 3555 or strategicplanning@monash.vic.gov.au

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Last updated: 21 May 2020