Affordable Housing Discussion Paper

Focus Groups Workshops

We would like to hear your opinion about housing affordability The aim of the focus groups is to seek from you and your fellow participants your ideas on the future of affordable housing in Hornsby Shire.

There will be plenty of opportunity during the focus group to consider a range of possible responses, and discuss your ideas for the future of housing affordability in the Shire with your fellow participants. The workshops are being facilitated by the Miller Group, Social Policy and Management Consultants.

There will be 6 focus groups in total across the Local Government Area:

  • Cherrybrook Community Centre Meeting Room 3 - Wednesday 20 February 10am-12pm and 6pm-8pm
  • Mount Kuring-gai Community Centre - Tuesday 26 February 10am-12pm and 6pm-8pm
  • Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre Dining Room (Hornsby) - Wednesday 27 February 10am-12pm and 6pm-8pm

To participate in a focus group, please email:

More Information

The Affordable Housing Discussion Paper explores housing affordability as it relates to Hornsby Shire, discusses the role of Federal, State and Local government in alleviating housing affordability issues and considers how Hornsby Council can encourage the provision of adequate, appropriate and affordable housing. We are seeking your feedback on the Discussion Paper and any other options we could consider to address affordable housing in Hornsby.

Exhibition Finish Date: Friday 1 March, 2019 (close of business)

Exhibition Documents

Copies are also available for viewing at Council’s libraries and Administration Centre, 296 Peats Ferry Road, Hornsby during business hours.

Have your say

Council invites your comments on the proposal by close of business Friday 1 March, 2019.

Please mark your submission Affordable Housing Discussion Paper and address it to:

The General Manager
Hornsby Shire Council
PO Box 37


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Please contact Council’s Strategic Planning Branch on 9847 6678 should you have any comments or questions in relation to the Discussion Paper.

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