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Public housing’s failing so how do we fix it?


ABC on The World Today


Lexi Metherell


This week, The World Today has been looking at the issue of public housing.

Until around the 1980s, public housing was considered a mainstream option for low incomes, but now, there’s really only enough places available for the most marginalised, such is the shortfall of public housing dwellings.

It’s widely agreed the system is broken.

There are solutions on the horizon, but they need political will and creative thinking from investors.


Heike Ignjatovic, Claymore resident

Jon Eastgate, partner, 99 Consulting

Mick Cassel, chief executive officer, Land and Housing Corporation

Duration: 4min 54sec
Broadcast: Wed 16 Jun 2021, 12:00pm

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