NSW Planning Minister says ‘build more homes’

NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes believes the state must continue to build homes despite the immigration-driven slump in population growth:

Mr Stokes said the pandemic would slow population growth in the short term but would not alter the long-term increase that informed housing and land development targets.

“We still need more houses to catch up with a structural shortage in housing supply, and to meet the changing housing preferences of our community,” he said.

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