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And at just five per cent of the overall housing mix - there will only be a maximum of 360 affordable housing dwellings.

For this, thousands of public housing tenants will be forced out of their homes.

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Even though 30% of the proposed development is slated for social housing, the 3 proposals show that at best the current number of social housing will increase by 148 homes, at worst it will be reduced by 62 homes.

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And at a time when social & affordable housing is at crisis point – these proposals do shockingly little to address the urgent need for more

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This is a planning disaster & a significant threat to Sydney’s future economic growth and livability - the reality is that the pretty pictures in the Govt's brochures will turn out to be the ghettos of the future. Tall dark towers next to overshadowed parks & gridlocked streets.

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All these developments will be surrounded by traffic streaming off the WestConnex St Peter’s interchange - expected to bring 120,000 extra cars into the city every day.

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Nearby is Australian Technology Park - which will see more than 10,000 extra workers in the area - and the Green Square development site which will be home to 61,000 people and 22,000 workers.

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Next door to the Estate is the proposed Waterloo Metro Quarter, which will house 700 people in four tall towers ranging from 14 to 29 storeys.

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The massive redevelopment ignores City planning controls & is being proposed despite the fact that it is already surrounded by other huge development sites, with no detail about how the area will cope.

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The State Government’s proposals for the Waterloo Housing Estate see the Estate go from the current 2012 homes up to 7200 homes in new 40-storey tower blocks. Once complete, it will be one of the highest density precincts in Australia.https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/central-sydney/40-storey-towers-planned-for-waterloo-public-housing-estate-redevelopment/news-story/667129b607e8b214d6dafce253eb3a47