New Epping has begun construction on 151 new social and affordable rental apartments as part of the new development. These new social and affordable apartments are part of the large-scale urban renewal project in Melbourne’s north with a focus on sustainability and wellness, New Epping will create a master-planned community transforming an old quarry into the heart of a living, breathing community.
The Stage 1 residences include social and affordable homes to be operated by Haven; Home, Safe and slated for completion in May 2022.
About New Epping
The $2billion mixed-use development is one of the most ambitious urban renewal projects ever seen in Australia, spanning residential and commercial developments and a health precinct.
This project will more than double the amount of existing affordable housing in the City of Whittlesea.
These apartments have been designed to the Better Apartment Design Standards and will meet modern design criteria, including a minimum Liveable Housing Australia (LHA) silver rating, with more than half targeting Gold (certification pending).
Haven; Home, Safe’s project partners are:
- The developer Riverlee
- Builders Hacer Group
- Funding partner Victorian Government
- The local council City of Whittlesea
- Health services provider Ramsay Health
You can find out more about this project at:https://newepping.com.au/
Large-scale urban renewal New Epping development
New Epping development
Victorian Minister for Housing, Richard Wynne breaks ground at New Epping.