Home Buying & Building

Housing NSW has put together the following useful, impartial advice and information to help people looking to buy a home, whether it is a new home, an existing property or vacant land on which to build.  There is also helpful information on what should be considered when contracting a builder, as well as checklists, advice on housing finance and contact details for other home purchase-related organisations.

The Home Purchase Advisory Service provides free information on all aspects of home purchasing. Whether it’s advice on the steps involved in buying a home, how to get a home loan or what government assistance is available. To contact the Home Purchase Advisory Service please telephone 1800 422 322 during business hours or e-mail the Home Purchase Advisory Service.

The State Environmental Planning Policy (Affordable Rental Housing) 2009 (AHSEPP) provides Housing NSW with the planning assessment and determination role of 20 units or less and for no more than 8.5 metres in height, demolitions of houses that are complying development and are not heritage listed, and for subdivision of land. Planning Notifications and Planning Determinations are listed on this website.