Affordable Housing under the State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP)

The State Environmental Planning Policy (Affordable Rental Housing) 2009, or AHSEPP, was introduced on 31 July 2009 to encourage the development of new affordable rental housing and assists the retention of existing affordable rental housing.

Housing is usually considered affordable if it costs no more than 30 percent of gross household income.

Household Income Bands by Household Size - Sydney Region

2018 – 2019 Household Income Limits: 

Household composition

Household income limit ($)

One Adult

60,800

Two Adults

91,200

Sole parent   with one child

79,000

Sole parent   with two children

97,200

Sole parent   with three children

115,400

Couple with   one child

109,400

Couple with   two children

127,600

Couple with   three children

145,800

Email:  affordableapplications@linkhousing.org.au 
Fax: 9412 2779 
Post: PO Box 5124 Chatswood West NSW 2067