Carrot and stick needed for councils to clear new homes

By Samantha Lock
Updated May 29 2024 - 12:35pm, first published 12:28pm
Up to NSW 43 councils will get new housing targets and be incentivised via new funding arrangements. (Bianca De Marchi/AAP PHOTOS)
Up to NSW 43 councils will get new housing targets and be incentivised via new funding arrangements. (Bianca De Marchi/AAP PHOTOS)

NSW councils need both carrot and stick in order to build much-needed homes and approve the thousands of development applications languishing in backlogs, industry figures say.

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