The Design Standards establish the standards that all new housing and major refurbishments of existing NSW Land and Housing Corporation housing stock must meet. The document may be taken as performance and functional guidance rather than prescriptive requirements for:
- Projects undertaken by the affordable housing or community housing sector which are mainly privately funded, or
- Aboriginal Housing Office projects.
The Design Standards include five non-negotiable Design Principles and the Design Features emphasise:
- Liveable Housing Design
- Sustainability and