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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 03 Hansard (Thursday, 22 March 2018) . . Page.. 1038 ..


dwellings, or compliance with Liveable Housing Design guidelines (none, Silver, Gold, or Platinum).

(3) Can the Minister provide the average construction cost per dwelling (not including land value or acquisition) of new public housing stock that has been built to date as part of the Public Housing Renewal Program, specifically, the cost of apartments, townhouses, and detached houses broken down by the (a) number of bedrooms and (b) number of Class C adaptable dwellings, or compliance with Liveable Housing Design guidelines (none, Silver, Gold, or Platinum).

Ms Berry: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) As at 27 February 2018, a total of 379 dwellings have been constructed (excluding the 283 dwellings which have been purchased) for the public housing renewal program as follows:

Category

Apartments

Townhouses

Detached houses

Total

1 bedroom

0

0

0

0

2 bedroom

250

38

6

294

3 bedroom

1

19

63

83

4 bedroom

0

0

2

2

Total

251

57

71

379

Category

Apartments

Townhouses

Detached houses

Total

Class C Adaptable

48

38

0

86

Liveable Gold

203

19

71

293

Total

251

57

71

379

(2) As at 27 February 2018, a total of 393 dwellings are programmed for construction for the public housing renewal program (noting that this excludes dwellings completed to date and that a number of these dwellings are subject to planning and development approvals):

Category

Apartments

Townhouses

Detached houses

Total

1 bedroom

8

0

0

8

2 bedroom

236

105

26

367

3 bedroom

0

0

18

18

Total

244

105

44

393

Category

Apartments

Townhouses

Detached houses

Total

Class C Adaptable

41

34

0

75

Liveable Gold

203

71

44

318

Total

244

105

44

393

(3) The Public Housing Renewal Taskforce is still undertaking tender processes for the remaining dwellings yet to be constructed. In order to prevent undue influence on the competitive nature of these processes, it is preferred that average construction costs


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