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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 12 Hansard (Thursday, 25 November 2021) . . Page.. 3793 ..


TCCS has also discussed playground fencing with Marymead and others in relation to specifications and requirements to meet the needs of children and families with special needs.


Planning—public housing choices(Question No 508)

Mr Parton asked the Minister for Housing and Suburban Development, upon notice, on 8 October 2021:

(1) In relation the categories of public housing properties of (a) two, (b) three, (c) four, (d) five and (e) six bedrooms, how many freestanding homes does Housing ACT expect to (i) build in 2021-2022, (ii) to sell in 2021-2022 and (iii) to buy in 2021-2022.

(2) How many apartment complexes does Housing ACT expect to build in 2021-2022.

(3) Of those apartment complexes referred to in part (2), how many (a) two, (b) three and (c) four or more bedroom apartments will these include.

(4) How many townhouse complexes does Housing ACT expect to build in 2021-2022.

(5) Of those townhouse complexes referred to in part (4), how many (a) one, (b) two, (c) three and (d) four or more bedrooms townhouses will these include.

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

(1) Housing ACT expect to deliver a total of 116 properties in 2021-22, including 74 freestanding dwellings and 42 multi-unit townhouse dwellings. Housing ACT continue to work on the construction of 468 dwellings this financial year for delivery in future years and progress the design and planning phase for 225 dwellings. Overall, a total of 809 dwellings will be the work in progress (WIP) schedule in 2021-2022.

Housing ACT expect to sell a total of 150 freestanding dwellings in 2021-22; and acquire (purchase) a total of 69 dwellings. The expected acquisitions will be a combination of freestanding homes and townhouses/duplexes/triplexes depending on suitable market opportunities.

The below tables provide a breakdown of construction deliveries, sales and purchases by bedrooms in 2021-22.

2021-2022

Total

2 Bed

3 Bed

4 Bed

5 Bed

6+ Bed

Built deliveries - Freestanding

74

30

9

25

9

1

Built deliveries - Townhouse

42

31

8

3

-

-

Built deliveries Total

116

61

17

28

9

1

Sell - Freestanding

150

11

137

2

-

-

Acquire - Mixed Freestanding and townhouse

69

10

42

17

-

-


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