Detached Dwelling Approvals in Australia Break Another Record in April Context Note: We are pleased to present the following press release from the Housing Industry Association, Australia’s association of home builders. For some years, planners and governments have pursued densification policies that encourage households to choose multi-family rather than detached housing. Historically, detached housing has been dominant in Australia, but in the middle 2010s, multi-family housing was a majority of new construction in some months. With the pandemic, remote working and the increased demand for space — both in houses — and in gardens, detached housing construction rose strongly and again dominates housing construction.

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