Democratising Residential Development – Globally the lack of affordable housing is estimated at 330 million urban households and forecast to grow by a further 30 percent by 2025.
Locally, the Australian housing supply and affordability crisis is light as day, but the solution isn’t. Innovative thinkers are developing new sustainable development models to tackle these issues.
Our social licence is at risk. Planning and built environment professionals need sharpened skills in designing viable strategies for accommodating population growth which include and support
affordable housing as part of wider supply.
This touchstone function will explore various examples of how we can balance the needs of society and the commercial realities of the corporate world to deliver housing.
- What are the alternative structures, and how do they maintain a profitable outcome?
- Risk allocation and management in this type of development?
- How can we scale up these models?
- An assessment of the opportunity in the market
- Where does the money come from? Who is willing to pay/invest?
- The viability of other concepts such as the tiny house movement, or an adaption of student accommodation for adults?