Calls to focus on regional, not major city housing

March 6, 2024 9:25 am in by

There are calls for the Victorian Government to focus on the regions and not major cities, with news Victoria has recorded a big drop in housing approvals.

Mildura MP Jade Benham says approvals fell by more than 16 per cent in January, with just over two-thousand three hundred new dwellings given the nod.

She says planning schemes for the city rarely work in regional Victoria.

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The local member says the Victorian Government’s housing target cannot be achieved, with housing approvals almost grinding to a halt.