Homelessness figures in Australia are a ‘disgrace’

A UNSW professor is urging the victor of Saturday’s NSW election to address the state’s homelessness and housing affordability crisis.   

“The homelessness figures in Australia are a disgrace. On any given night, one in 200 people in Australia are homeless,” the Professor of Social Policy and CEO of the Centre for Social Impact (CSI), Kristy Muir said.

“And for young people aged 19-24, that figure rises to one in 100. In a wealthy country such as ours, it’s just not good enough.

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Source: UNSW Newsroom