Projects entered in the Affordable Development category must demonstrate initial affordability of the product, as well as the incorporation of ‘whole of life’ sustainable elements that provide for long term affordability for ongoing running costs.

Projects should be substantially completed incorporating design elements that make a positive contribution to housing affordability whether for owners or tenants.

This category is open to entries of any type or residential development including subdivision, medium, and high-density projects.

Entries are encouraged from both the private and public sector and may include developments that provide social or rental housing, or those pitched at the first home buyer market.