Here's how many Wollongong homes are sitting empty during housing crisis

Grace Crivellaro
By Grace Crivellaro
Updated July 18 2022 - 10:26am, first published 8:57am
There were 5460 unoccupied private dwellings in the Wollongong LGA on census night.

As double-income families and older women are among the growing cohort of Illawarra residents forced into homelessness, thousands of homes are sitting empty.


Grace Crivellaro

Grace Crivellaro is an Illawarra Mercury reporter.

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