Mullum affordable housing site a flood risk: residents

Nearly 100 locals gathered in Mullumbimby to have their say about plans for an affordable-housing development next to the town’s community gardens last week.

The site, known as ‘Lot 22’, has been earmarked for affordable housing as part of Byron Council’s attempt to address the Shire’s worsening affordability crisis.

But a large and determined group of local homeowners strongly oppose any development at the location, citing flooding issues and the loss of much-needed recreational space.

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Source: Echo