State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing) 2021

The Housing SEPP has made the planning system simpler by consolidating 5 former housing-related policies:

  • State Environmental Planning Policy (Affordable Rental Housing) 2009 (ARHSEPP)
  • State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing for Seniors and People with a Disability) 2004 (Seniors SEPP)
  • State Environmental Planning Policy No 70 - Affordable Housing (Revised Schemes) (SEPP 70)
  • State Environmental Planning Policy No 21 - Caravan Parks
  • State Environmental Planning Policy No 36 - Manufactured Home Estates

Introducing two new housing types to meet changing needs:

  • Co-living housing
  • Independent living units

Improving the way existing types of homes are delivered including:

  • Boarding houses
  • Build-to-rent housing
  • Seniors housing

Including the planning rules for:

  • Caravan parks and manufactured home estates
  • Group homes
  • Retention of existing affordable rental housing
  • Secondary dwellings (sometimes known as granny flats)
  • Social and affordable housing
  • Short term rental accommodation (sometimes known as STRA)

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Language English
Edition 1
Purpose Provide key information on relevant planning matters
Frequency of change As needed
Metadata Date 2021-11-26
Date of Asset Creation 2021-11-26
Date of Asset Publication 2022-04-19
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
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