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Tuesday, 27 February 2024 < 1 mins read


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Community Housing Industry Association Victoria

CHIA Vic applauds Mornington Peninsula’s visionary housing strategy

Community Housing Industry Association Victoria (CHIA Vic) applauds a local council’s move to advance plans for developer contributions to help build hundreds of social housing dwellings. Mornington Peninsula Shire resolved to release a plan to boost social housing supply in the area by requiring property developers of new developments to provide a modest contribution through construction or funds. CHIA Vic chief executive Sarah Toohey said the council’s decision to take the draft strategy to community consultation is a positive step forward in easing the region’s housing crisis. “The Mornington Peninsula Shire’s developer contributions strategy is the kind of innovative and…

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