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Explorer Street Eveleigh Renewal

On 11 November 2020 the NSW Land and Housing Corporation anounced the renewal of the 46 public housing properties in Explorer Street Eveleigh. This was also considered for renewal in the Redfern Waterloo Authorities BEP2 in 2011. Since 2011 52 dwellings in Rowley Street have had their management transferred to Bridge Housing and are not part of the 2020 proposed redevelopment.
File Letter to Explorer Street Tenants advising of the redevelopment
This letter was distrinuted to tenants on 20 November 2020 advising them that their homes woulkd be redeveloped and how they would be involved in the process.
File Social Housing Renewal in Central Sydney - Media Release 11th November 2020
In this media release the Land and Housing Minister Melinda Pavey anounced two new housing renewal projects in the City of Sydney LGA at Franklyn Street Glebe and Explorer Street South Eveleigh. The Minister said: “By deconcentrating disadvantage, we can breathe new life into local economies and deliver more jobs, provide better connections to education outcomes and improve amenities for all residents.”
More social housing for inner-city
ALMOST $200m will be spent on revamping social housing and building new residential properties in inner-Sydney reports Matthew Benns in the Daily Telegraph of 20 November 2020.
File Explorer Street Eveleigh Redevelopment Proposal - Community Information Pack
This is the information pack produced by Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) for the pre-lodgement Community Consultation until 11 December 2020. The Information pack presents three options for the redevelopment and is seeking input prior to lodging a proposal with the City of Sydney Council. In outline the proposal is to replace the exisiting 46 public housing units with 430 dwellings of which around 120 are proposed for Social Housing.
Consultation - Explorer Street Eveleigh until 11 December 2020
Land and Housing Corporation are looking for Pre-Lodgement feedback on their options for the redevelopment of the public housing at Explorer Street Eveleigh. The Consultation will go until 11 December and a Social Impact Assessment is also being prepared by Elton Consulting.
File BEP2 on South Eveleigh
This is the extract from the RWA's Built Environment Plan 2 proposal in 2011 that deals with South Eveleigh and the Explorer Street Precinct
File REDWatch submission on Explorer Street South Eveleigh
This REDWatch‘s submission on the Explorer Street Eveleigh and Franklyn Street Glebe redevelopment proposals of 11 December 2020. In this submission REDWatch expresses its concerns about how LAHC have gone about the announcement and asked for LAHC toi take into account what tenants say they needed in earlier redevelopments. The submission also argues, based on earlier RWA work, that the density proposed in LAHC's options is to great for the South Eveleigh site.