We all have the right to quality, affordable housing. Jo is a strong advocate of public housing, renters' rights and improving standards in boarding houses, working hard to ensure the future growth of our city leaves no-one behind.

Affordable housing

A Foley Labor government will introduce a tax on properties left vacant for longer than six months as part of its comprehensive plan to tackle housing affordability and help first home buyers get a toehold in the market. 

April 30, 2017

Affordable housing

We must endeavour to undertake coordinated and sustainable strategic planning and the District Plans provide a unique opportunity to action this goal. We have to get this planning right.

March 31, 2017

Affordable housing

NSW Labor has a plan to help level the playing field for first home buyers in the Inner West.

March 14, 2017

Affordable housing

The Government has sold of $650 million worth of social housing in NSW over the past two years, including $5.93 million of assets flogged off in the Inner West.

January 23, 2017

Affordable housing

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, today raised concerns about the Greater Sydney Commission’s plans for the inner west.

The Commission released its draft plans for Sydney earlier today, indicating rapid increases in density across the South, West and Inner West of Sydney, with few details on community infrastructure including schools and open spaces.

The plans are open for community feedback until March 2017. 

November 21, 2016

Affordable housing

It is clear that where this Government is concerned, innovation extends only so far as selling off something, and there is absolutely no limit to what it will privatise. Now the Government has put a price tag on the very system which underpins the ownership of our land.

September 20, 2016

Affordable housing

Renters deserve to feel secure in their housing and I believe it is time for us to take a hard look at what we can do in this place to make that a reality.

August 25, 2016

Affordable housing

Jo Haylen has called on the NSW Government to review boarding house regulations to protect the rights of residents. 

February 24, 2016

Affordable housing

Jo Haylen, the member for Summer Hill, has congratulated the Inner West Youth Homelessness Service on achieving its first anniversary. 

November 17, 2015

Affordable housing

This bill will put an end to the abuse of sunset clauses by unscrupulous developers and it will help buyers and homeowners; but the Government can and must go further to change the culture that sacrifices our communities for greed and profit.

November 17, 2015