Lake Mac Housing Strategy

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We’re looking ahead with purpose to make tomorrow better for our City, our environment and each other. We believe in shaping our future and planning for the housing needs of people who call Lake Mac home, now and in the future. Council adopted the Lake Macquarie Housing Strategy on 14 April 2020.

Now that Council has adopted the Housing Strategy, we will progress with implementing the Strategy to ensure a sustainable supply of diverse housing options into the future.

The five key focus areas of the Strategy include:

  1. Facilitating efficient and coordinated housing land supply and infrastructure
  2. increasing diversity and choice in housing
  3. facilitating infill opportunities for housing close to jobs and services
  4. increasing affordable rental housing and home ownership
  5. accommodating and guiding housing design and innovation and sustainability


We’re looking ahead with purpose to make tomorrow better for our City, our environment and each other. We believe in shaping our future and planning for the housing needs of people who call Lake Mac home, now and in the future. Council adopted the Lake Macquarie Housing Strategy on 14 April 2020.

Now that Council has adopted the Housing Strategy, we will progress with implementing the Strategy to ensure a sustainable supply of diverse housing options into the future.

The five key focus areas of the Strategy include:

  1. Facilitating efficient and coordinated housing land supply and infrastructure
  2. increasing diversity and choice in housing
  3. facilitating infill opportunities for housing close to jobs and services
  4. increasing affordable rental housing and home ownership
  5. accommodating and guiding housing design and innovation and sustainability


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  • Housing Strategy adopted by Council

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    3 months ago

    Council adopted the Lake Macquarie Housing Strategy. The Housing Strategy is a new planning document outlining the housing needs and proposed actions for the Lake Macquarie local government area.

    Lake Macquarie Mayor Cr Kay Fraser said “We all want to live in communities where we feel safe, connected and enriched and the Housing Strategy provides a long-term approach to the meet these needs for people based around our centres and neighbourhoods. The strategy takes a consistent approach to addressing housing needs, affordability and the diversity of supply right across our City.”

    Council adopted the Lake Macquarie Housing Strategy. The Housing Strategy is a new planning document outlining the housing needs and proposed actions for the Lake Macquarie local government area.

    Lake Macquarie Mayor Cr Kay Fraser said “We all want to live in communities where we feel safe, connected and enriched and the Housing Strategy provides a long-term approach to the meet these needs for people based around our centres and neighbourhoods. The strategy takes a consistent approach to addressing housing needs, affordability and the diversity of supply right across our City.”

  • Have your say on future housing needs in Lake Mac

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    7 months ago

    Enabling a sustainable supply of housing for everyone, at all income levels, close to jobs and services is the focus of Lake Macquarie City Council’s new Housing Strategy that will guide the design and delivery of housing in the City into the future.


    Enabling a sustainable supply of housing for everyone, at all income levels, close to jobs and services is the focus of Lake Macquarie City Council’s new Housing Strategy that will guide the design and delivery of housing in the City into the future.