The Morphettville Neighbourhood Renewal Project covers an 11-hectare site located 8 kilometres from the city.
The area is bordered by Hendrie Street to the east, the Sturt River Linear Park to the west, properties on the northern side of Carlisle Avenue and properties to the north of Nilpena Avenue. The draft master plan (below/right) illustrates the project area.
The project will involve a staged redevelopment and refurbishment of public housing to deliver a range of choices in the size and design, and overall more suitable options for Housing SA tenants.
Other aged South Australian Housing Trust dwellings will be demolished to create new land allotments on which both new public and private housing will be developed.
Once completed in late 2020 it is expected that there will be a total of approximately 305 homes in the project area.
These homes will be consist of existing private properties and up to 200 new housing allotments, including 177 new houses for sale (30 of which will be new affordable houses or land for sale). It also includes approximately 24 renovated Housing Trust dwellings for sale plus 45 new and pre-existing dwellings to be upgraded and retained by the Housing Trust.
Final numbers may vary as renewal plans progress and are fine tuned.
We are creating affordable homes
that will offer people greater
accessibility to home
ownership in areas
close to the city.
Tenant and community engagement
Renewal SA is committed to engaging with tenants, private property owners/occupiers, the local community and other stakeholders throughout the life of the renewal project.
Housing Trust homes that are prioritised for redevelopment will result in some tenants having to be relocated to other Housing Trust homes.
We are committed to making the relocation process as easy as possible by keeping tenants and other stakeholders fully informed and doing all we can to offer tenants a home that matches their needs.
While our Tenant Relationship and Transition Unit will be in regular contact with tenants to ensure their relocation is a positive experience, they are welcome to call the Tenant Hotline on 1300 918 814 with any questions.
By engaging tenants and the community in activities such as the drop-in sessions we seek to:
bring the voices of impacted tenants into the relocation decision-making process
ensure that tenants, the local community and other key stakeholders have the opportunity to help shape the renewal of the physical environment
ensure that everyone is kept informed at all stages of the project.
In April 2016, people who live within the project area were invited to meet with members of the Morphettville Neighbourhood Renewal Project team at drop-in sessions to discuss plans and provide input for renewal of the site.
In September 2017, Renewal SA invited local residents near the Lot 3 Appleby Road project site to attend a drop in session to view the proposed plans and provide comments for consideration by the State Coordinator-General for the redeveloment of the site. Feedback gathered from the Drop-in Session and the written submissions received from the community have been compiled into an engagement report, which will be considered by the State Coodinator-General as part of the planning approval process.
Further community engagement sessions may follow in the future. For more information download the community engagement reports and draft master plan (right/below).