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Victoria Looks to NFP Housing Sector for ‘Shovel Ready’ Projects


Monday, 16th March 2009 at 3:18 pm
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The Victorian Government is calling on the Not for Profit housing industry and investors to put forward shovel-ready proposals as Victoria looks to deliver around 5000 new public and affordable homes across the state.

Monday, 16th March 2009
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Victoria Looks to NFP Housing Sector for ‘Shovel Ready’ Projects
Monday, 16th March 2009 at 3:18 pm

The Victorian Government is calling on the Not for Profit housing industry and investors to put forward shovel-ready proposals as Victoria looks to deliver around 5000 new public and affordable homes across the state.

Housing Minister Richard Wynne says the plan was part of the Commonwealth Government’s $42 billion nation building investment, which included funding for 20,000 new social housing properties across Australia.

The Minister says the Federal Government has put the money on the table and set the task of creating thousands of new properties by 2011 at the latest. The project is expected to help create or secure more than 3000 new jobs as well as providing more affordable housing for the Victorian community.

The Victorian Government is calling for house and land packages as well as other developments that are ready to go, as the first stage of the roll-out.

The Minister is calling on developers, builders and the Not for Profit housing sector to come forward with suitable projects that have planning approval or are in the final stages of approval for the first stage of this major building program.

He says suitable projects must deliver affordability and be close to transport and community services. A range of property sizes will be required and there is a high demand for two bedroom homes.

He says they are looking to make housing more affordable for low and middle income earners by building new homes across metropolitan Melbourne and Victoria’s regional centres.

The Office of Housing is now calling for registrations of interest from developers with construction projects that are approved or in the final stages of approval. Formal requests for registration of interest in phases two and three will be made in the next few weeks.

Housing industry professionals seeking to register should submit online immediately at www.housing.vic.gov.au/nationbuilding or contact 03 9096 5809 for more information.



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