Housing

New strata laws delayed

LATE last year the NSW Government pushed through legislation that will make it possible for 75 per cent of owners in a strata development to decide to sell their apartment block or villa/townhouse development, forcing the 25 per cent of dissenting owners to sell up as well.

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Social housing plan announced but tenants need (a lot) more protections for it to work

TENANTS need more rights and the NSW Government's social housing plan isn't going to cut it.

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Air con in public housing finally on the agenda?

THE NSW Government says it is reviewing its policy of not installing air conditioning in public housing dwellings.

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Property developer win on strata

LATE last month, the NSW Parliament passed the Strata Schemes Development Bill 2015, which is expected to apply from 1 July 2016.

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Forced sale laws enter NSW Parliament

ON 14 October 2015, the NSW Fair Trading Minister Victor Dominello introduced the Strata Schemes Development Bill into Parliament. This is the legislation that CPSA has been warning its members about.

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