Innovative Housing

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The City hosted the Innovative Housing Expo on 2 December 2018 which featured Tiny Houses on wheels on display and key speakers to share their experiences about the Tiny House movement.

In addition to the Expo, the City conducted a survey which sought the community's perspectives on innovative housing solutions.

Outcome
The survey opened in September 2018 and closed on 4 March 2019. A total of 77 responses were received, with the majority of respondents showing favourable views towards innovative housing. The majority of respondents (72/77) indicated they would like to see alternative housing types in their community, 69/74 thought the City would benefit from greater diversity of housing types and 60/74 supported an amendment to the City's planning scheme to allow for innovative housing solutions.

In May 2020, the City sought community feedback on its draft Local Housing Strategy. Under the Strategy, Strategy 5.0 aims to facilitate more housing diversity and opportunity for aging in place.

The City hosted the Innovative Housing Expo on 2 December 2018 which featured Tiny Houses on wheels on display and key speakers to share their experiences about the Tiny House movement.

In addition to the Expo, the City conducted a survey which sought the community's perspectives on innovative housing solutions.

Outcome
The survey opened in September 2018 and closed on 4 March 2019. A total of 77 responses were received, with the majority of respondents showing favourable views towards innovative housing. The majority of respondents (72/77) indicated they would like to see alternative housing types in their community, 69/74 thought the City would benefit from greater diversity of housing types and 60/74 supported an amendment to the City's planning scheme to allow for innovative housing solutions.

In May 2020, the City sought community feedback on its draft Local Housing Strategy. Under the Strategy, Strategy 5.0 aims to facilitate more housing diversity and opportunity for aging in place.

Consultation has concluded
  • Background

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    28 Jul 2020

    Rising populations, living costs and environmental consciousness have resulted in innovative housing solutions being developed around the globe. From co-operative living to tiny homes on wheels, the City of Kalamunda is exploring whether the community would like to see these options more readily available to them.

    The City of Kalamaunda will be hosting The Innovative Housing Expo on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at the Kalamunda Agricultural Hall (Canning Rd, Kalamunda). Come and check out tiny homes on wheels and other innovative housing options on offer! You'll also have the chance to hear from key note speakers leading the way in the innovative housing industry.

    Share your perspective on alternative housing solutions by completing the short survey below or write to us at City of Kalamunda, PO Box 42, WA 6926 or enquiries@kalamunda.wa.gov.au. The survey has been extended to 4 March 2019.