There were 115 more new social housing dwellings developed in Tasmania between April and June this year.
Housing Minister Roger Jaench on Wednesday released the June quarterly report under the second Affordable Housing Action Plan.
Twenty-one new land lots were made available over the quarter for affordable housing and 14 low-income households were supported to build their own home through HomeShare.
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Forty-five households were given access subsidised private rentals and 28 units of homeless accommodation were developed.
Mr Jaensch said 316 new social houses had been built, 34 new affordable lots of land released into the market, and 43 new units of homeless accommodation developed over the first year of the action plan.
In Parliament on Wednesday, Mr Jaensch tabled the government’s reponse to a lower house inquiry into housing affordability – an inquiry he said was unnecessary.
Labor’s housing spokeswoman Alison Standen said Mr Jaensch’s remark was offensive to everyone who took the time to participate in the inquiry.
“It’s also ignorant of the level of need in our community,” she said.
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