Experts say secure rentals, not home ownership scheme, needed for domestic violence victim-survivors

Natalie Croxon
Updated May 29 2023 - 1:31pm, first published May 23 2023 - 5:30pm
Domestic violence advocate Jane Matts says access to long-term, affordable rental housing would be more beneficial for victim-survivors at large than a home ownership scheme. Picture by Anna Warr.
Domestic violence advocate Jane Matts says access to long-term, affordable rental housing would be more beneficial for victim-survivors at large than a home ownership scheme. Picture by Anna Warr.

Illawarra experts on domestic violence say the state government needs to focus first on providing secure, affordable rental housing for victim-survivors, rather than home ownership.

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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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