Good practice for creating housing diversity

The term “housing diversity” refers to the range of housing types provided within a development (or neighbourhood). Housing diversity is delivered through the provision of a range of dwelling products and sizes and is usually achieved by providing a wider range of lots sizes and promoting a variety of building forms. The provision of a diverse range of dwelling styles and densities also provides housing choice and ensures the housing needs of residents at different stages in life and increasingly diverse household types (e.g., young families, professionals, retirees, those with disabilities) are provided and catered for. By providing a greater housing and lifestyle choice a more diverse range of people are also attracted to a location.  Read More…

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