Queenstown: Suffolk Street Consultation
Suffolk Street Consultation
The Council is
considering a proposal to grant land at 11-21 Suffolk
Street, Arrowtown to the Community Housing Trust to develop
affordable rental accommodation.
The development would
include ten architecturally designed dwellings with two
reserved for senior citizens.
All dwellings will be held
in perpetuity by the Trust on behalf of the community.
will find more detailed information at www.qlcht.org.nz.
is seeking feedback on this proposal. Tell us what you
think. Go online www.qldc.govt.nz, send us something clearly
marked Suffolk Street Comment c/o QLDC Private Bag 50072
Comments close 14 June,
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