Towards Sustainable Planning in the Housing Sector

A summary of the Local Sustainable Housing Study

This Report summarises the results of the Local Sustainable Housing Study (the Study) delivered by Ramboll Environ and Engage2 for the New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH).

Date
5 October 2018
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication, Research paper
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-92575-456-8
  • ID OEH20180479
  • File PDF 296KB
  • Pages 43
  • Name towards-sustainable-planning-housing-sector-180479.pdf

 

The Local Sustainable Housing Study was a qualitative research project delivered from July to December 2017 by consultants Ramboll Environ and Engage2, for the New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage.

The project investigated the role of NSW local councils and developers in driving increased adoption of ecologically sustainable development (ESD) practices in the residential sector, above and beyond the minimum standards set by BASIX and other regulations.

This Report summarises some of the key findings of the study and current (2017) sustainability practice in the residential sector. With a focus on the NSW planning and development system, it draws on the outputs from the Study to identify barriers, enablers, drivers and opportunities.