New South Wales
We object to the project on the basis that the number of carpark spaces have not be fairly distributed across private, affordable and housing residents.
Of the 155 car park spaces proposed,
63 spaces (40%) are allocated to Commercial,
55 spaces (35%) are allocated to Private Residential,
12 spaces (7%) allocated to Affordable Housing
8 spaces (5%) allocated to Social Housing
However, the distribution of parking towards Private, Affordable and Social Residential Use is also unequal.
Private Housing Units have been allocated 1 space/2.2 units,
Affordable Housing units allocated 1 space/2 units,
Social Housing units have only been allocated 1 space/8.75 units.
This means Social Housing Residents receive 4 times FEWER car parking spaces per unit.
Another way to consider this is the percentage of the maximum rate of parking based on housing mix:
Private Housing has used 63/67 (94%) of its maximum rate,
Affordable Housing has used 12/12 (100%),
Social Housing only used 8/34 (23%)
Whichever metric you choose to focus on, it is clear that parking allocation for Private and Affordable Housing has been prioritised over Social Housing, rather than equitably distributed.
We propose that the car parking in this project be reallocated to reduce the number of commercial spaces allocated and equitably redistribute car parking spaces so that Private, Affordable and Social Housing are allocated a relatively equal number of parking spaces.