Property developers across the Greater Sydney area may be forced to hand over up to ten percent of their dwellings on new housing or apartment construction projects to community housing providers under a new plan to address housing affordability concerns across the region.

Unveiling the plan as part of its draft 40-year vision for the Greater Sydney metropolitan area, the Greater Sydney Commission has proposed that dwellings which occupy between five and ten percent of floor space in new areas which are approved for development will be set aside and given to community…