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 ($)|
|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|