Social housing in 'crisis' as Illawarra waiting lists grow

Natalie Croxon
January 23 2023 - 2:30am
Figures from the Department of Communities and Justice reveal social housing waiting lists have grown in the Illawarra.
Figures from the Department of Communities and Justice reveal social housing waiting lists have grown in the Illawarra.

The number of people waiting for social housing in the Illawarra has reached a "crisis situation" as new data reveals applicants have grown by over 17 per cent in a year.

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Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon

Journalist

Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, mostly covering social affairs. Previously of the Bendigo Advertiser, Northern Daily Leader and Quirindi Advocate. Our Watch award winner.

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