Building defects remain a major problem for owners of new strata dwellings and also pose high levels of risk for those purchasing apartments off the plan.

This OCN policy update summarises the main regulatory changes being either proposed or enacted in NSW to address the systemic causes of building defects and improve consumer protections.

It also gives a summary of OCN advocacy on the issue, and our current recommendations for improvements to building regulations, property sector practices and consumer protection legislation.

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