Description of Conduct

The South Australian Housing Trust trading as SA Housing Authority and the Urban Renewal Authority trading as Renewal SA (together, the applicants) are seeking authorisation for 10 years to enter into arrangements with South Australian developers, which may have the effect of capping prices for land or existing structures on land, agreeing to rent or sell to specified tenants or purchasers, agreeing to cap building costs, and the applicants and developers agreeing not to compete for the rental and sale of property for a defined period. These arrangements are intended to increase the stock of affordable housing in the greater metropolitan region of Adelaide.

An amended application for authorisation was received by the ACCC on 24 August 2018.

On 27 September 2018, the ACCC released its Draft Determination on the application for authorisation.

On 23 November 2018, the ACCC released its Determination authorising the applicants to engage in the proposed conduct until 15 December 2028.


  • Urban Renewal Authority trading as Renewal SA

Authorisation number(s)

  • AA1000426-1