admin by Robert Barrs | 16 Aug 2016
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Housing Choice

Affordable home ownership on Sunshine Coast

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One way to provide affordable housing for those working in the service sector or other lower paid jobs on Sunshine Coast is to reduce the per unit cost of land. This can be achieved by allowing rezoning of larger parcels of land that currently only allow one unit, for multiple units but only if the project is geared specifically towards affordable housing in perpetuity. 

Good example of this approach is being used on Galiano Island. www.galianogreen.org

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Andre Boel on 26th Sep 2016

I think there is definitely an interest for this on the Coast. Is the Galiano project affordable units only, or does it include market housing?

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Idea author Robert Barrs on 16th Aug 2016

Great idea, wouldn’t it be great if this included some rental