Governor in Council Order

The Governor in Council Order (the Order) forms part of the definition of affordable housing under the Planning and Environment Act 1987.

The Order specifies the income ranges for very low, low and moderate-income households for affordable housing that is not social housing. The Order will be published annually in the Government Gazette. Under the Planning and Environment Act 1987, social housing has the same meaning as in section 4(1) of the Housing Act 1983.

Income limits for social housing are determined by the Director of Housing and published at

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