Pallets of kit homes packed

Update on Stock Levels, Project Times and Pricing

Over the past two years we’ve faced many challenges as we learn to live with the pandemic. Recently, the developments in Ukraine have also concerned us deeply, and we are actively supporting organisations who are on the ground helping those impacted through the donation of funds.

As these world events occur, we’re working hard behind the scenes to minimise disruptions and delays. Currently, most of our standard cabins are available and ready for dispatch. There is no disruption to manufacturing and supply of YZY Kit Homes due to Russia’s assault on Ukraine. Our timber is sourced from Northern Europe, with our factory located in the NATO zone. No shipments are travelling through the war zone.

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Largest Display Village for Sydney, Central Coast and the Hunter

Do you live in Sydney, Central Coast or the Hunter Region? Welcome to our New Expanded Display Village of YZY backyard cabins and granny flats located in Ourimbah, Central Coast.

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2021 Featured projects

YZY Kit Homes projects built in 2021

As we head into 2022, it’s a great opportunity to reflect on the past year—and be inspired by what we can achieve in the year ahead!

There’s no doubt the past 18 months were challenging at times as the global pandemic continued to disrupt the way we work and live. From home offices to luxury backyard retreats, our quality timber cabins and granny flats offered couples, families and retirees a smart, stylish and flexible way to adapt and expand their homes. With installations across Australia and New Zealand, we’ve had a busy year supplying a wonderfully diverse collection of customised private spaces.

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$10,000 Grants Granny Flats Tasmania

$10,000 grants to build Granny Flats, Tasmania

Update, 17 January 2022: Michael Ferguson, Minister for State Development, Construction and Housing encourages Tasmanians to take advantage of this initiative and lodge an application before the end of June 2022.

  • The first 250 eligible applicants to build new ancillary dwellings will receive $10,000 grants.
  • Streamlined ‘no permit required’ approvals to construct ancillary dwellings, such as granny flats or self-contained studios.

On 29 June, Michael Ferguson, Minister for State Development, Construction and Housing announced the The $2.5 million Ancillary Dwellings Grant Program in now open for applications.

“To help meet the demand for rental properties, the first 250 new ancillary dwellings that are made available for long-term rental for more than two years will receive $10,000.” – Minister Jaensch said.

Contact your local council to see what’s possible in your area.

The Tasmanian Government is developing a broader housing policy framework that looks at the full array of housing market issues across the public and private sector to drive solutions, in line with PESRAC’s recommendations.

Although over the past year Tasmania had been building houses at a rate not seen in nearly a decade, Minister for Housing Roger Jaensch said more needs to be done.

In the media release ‘Comprehensive package to increase housing supply statewide’ Tasmanian Housing Minister Roger Jaensch said that the government will be providing a streamlined ‘no permit required’ approvals pathway for landowners to construct ancillary dwellings, such as granny flats or self-contained studios, on their existing properties.

Information source:

Media release TAS government, 17 January 2022: Ancillary Dwellings Grants to get roofs over the heads of more Tasmanians

Check the Guidelines, eligibility criteria and to submit an application on the Department of State growth website.

Media release TAS government, 29 June 2021: Applications open for Ancillary Dwellings Grants Program

Media release: ‘Comprehensive package to increase housing supply statewide’, 16 March 2021

For current building regulations, please find more information on cbos.tas.gov.au > Consumer building information or contact our builder in Tasmania.

Health and wellbeing in timber homes

Health and Wellbeing in Timber Homes: Why We Feel Better with Wood

While the benefits of getting out in nature are clear, sadly, getting your daily dose of fresh air and sunshine is not always possible. Today, modern life demands that much of our work, rest and play happens indoors. And with urbanisation on the rise and technology use skyrocketing, the average Australian is now spending 90% or more of their day inside.

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