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Ditching Logan’s public-private regeneration sets Queensland back on social and affordable housing

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Housing development Housing Community housing Public-private partnerships Affordable housing Public housing Social housing Brisbane
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Four years after its announcement, the Queensland government last week cancelled the central plank in the Logan Renewal Initiative: the overhaul of Logan’s 4,900 public housing dwellings by a community-housing-provider-led consortium.

The initiative is a planned 20-year strategy to reshape Logan, an outer-suburban centre in Brisbane’s southeast. It would have been Australia’s largest and most-ambitious residential urban regeneration project.

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