Fieldsend Street, East Maitland
Proposed new dwellings:
18 social housing apartments
Around 20 new residents
NSW Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) recently completed 18 new dwellings to provide more high-quality social housing across the Hunter.
The three-storey apartment building at Fieldsend Street contains seven two-bedroom units and 11 one-bedroom units. It transformed ageing properties that were no longer fit for purpose into modern apartments for more than 20 people in need.
Located close to Greenhills Shopping District, Victoria Street Station, and the new Maitland Hospital, this $6 million project features energy-efficient lighting and solar power throughout the complex, as well as window sun hoods to reduce glare and heat in summer. New street trees were also delivered along the property.
The development is part of the NSW Government’s $400 million Fast Track Housing Construction Package, which will deliver almost 1,300 new social homes across the State.
Around 30 jobs were created as part of this project.