Housing Affordability in Australia has transformed into the focus point for urban planners in the past few years. In particular, South East Queensland (SEQ) has experienced pressure that is significant the need for property and affordable dwellings increases and population development in the location continues. The problem has arrived towards the forefront in discussions for local governments in your community and there’s a real have to address the issue of housing affordability. The topic of affordability is complex and is contributed to by a number of factors such as the impost produced by Council processes, which can be the scope of this HAF-T5 Project.
The necessity to reduce these imposts is a driver that is key continued improvement in Council processes to streamline the approval of housing related development applications. There is certainly a direct correlation between the expense of housing as well as the time it takes for Council approval to be obtained for a development. It will be the intention with this project to isolate the costs that are unnecessary, where possible, take them off through the assessment process.
Intent behind the Document
the objective of this document is always to provide a directory of the Council File Survey activity and inform the HAF-T5 project when it comes to council that is respective when you look at the HAF-T5 project.
This File Survey Report (FiSuR) is broken into four (4) key parts:
Part 1 – Key Council Statistics
• Quantitative Observations – including one of the keys statistical data obtained during the council file survey.
Part 2 – Council Observations
• Qualitative Observations – including the information that is key from staff interviews and information found on file during the Council File Survey.