The Sydney Western City Planning Panel has approved an application by BaptistCare Community Housing’s to undertake a $39 million development for seniors in Narellan, a region that is lacking in affordable housing.

The panel has approved the two stage development that will see the construction of an initial 84 senior housing dwellings and 38 affordable rentals (group homes) followed by a 129 room/134 bed residential aged care facility and 46 retirement villas.