The provision of affordable housing in urban renewal precincts has been a feature of development overseas for many years, but Melbourne is only starting to get serious about integrating it into regeneration sites. The draft Fishermans Bend Framework and planning controls represent our first large-scale attempt to do so, but how much affordable housing stock are they likely to deliver? Read more here or in the March 2018 edition of the VEPLA magazine.
The Victorian State Government recently released its Housing development data report “Housing outcomes in established Melbourne 2005 to 2016” which provides data on housing densities achieved across metropolitan Melbourne. The Report concludes that there has been a healthy increase in dwelling density during the period of 2005-2016 and as expected this growth has mainly occurred within the City of Melbourne including Docklands as well as throughout Activity Centers in the inn