Sydney risks becoming ‘the city with no grandchildren’ as housing costs push out families, expert warns

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NSW productivity commission says exodus of people aged 30 to 40 highlights need for greater density, particularly in inner suburbs

Sydney is on track to be “the city with no grandchildren” as high housing costs drive young families to the regions and interstate.

NSW productivity commission research found Sydney lost twice as many people aged from 30 to 40 as it gained between 2016 and 2021.

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