Following a damning report into public housing in the state, New South Wales is seeking greater use of ‘alternate building systems’ including prefabricated components and modular homes, and is asking for ideas from the construction industry about how these could help boost the state’s social housing stock.

In a statement, New South Wales Minister for Finance and Services Greg Pearce says alternative building systems have the potential to improve housing projects by using more efficient building methods. He says the state’s Land and Housing Corporation is seeking proposals from the building industry to develop a pilot solution…