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    Jimmy-T
    Jimmy-T
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    The property developers lobby group the Urban Taskforce has taken a radical step towards setting the agenda over apartment building recently, with a web and Facebook campaign aimed at getting  young people to demand that the government allows them to build more apartment blocks.

    Launched with an online video called ‘Welcome Home’, we see “ordinary” young Australians telling us …
    https://www.flat-chat.com.au/developers-play-the-age-card-to-woo-younger-supporters/

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    Silly Cow
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    I don’t understand your point. There are government initiatives with private capital to build apartments including low income persons to buy and or rent and they have been around for 20 years or so in NSW. Developers have been encouraged to take advantage of these initiatives and they have done.

    #37476
    Jimmy-T
    Jimmy-T
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    Silly Cow wrote:

    Developers have been encouraged to take advantage of these initiatives and they have done.

    No doubt.  But if we are facing a shortfall of 200,000 affordable homes in NSW, then they clearly aren’t doing this often enough or on a sufficient scale.

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