Research paper shows extent of social housing demand and models potential future demand

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By Max McKinney
Updated September 4 2019 - 11:26pm, first published 10:00am
DEMAND: The number of households eligible for social housing in NSW could be up to 261 per cent higher than wait lists suggest, according to research released by social and affordable housing provider Compass Housing Services.

The amount of households eligible for social housing could be 261 per cent higher than existing wait lists reveal and grow in coming years if technological advances displace or reduce the wages of low to moderate-income workers, a study has found.

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Max McKinney

Journalist at Newcastle Herald

Max McKinney is a sports reporter with the Newcastle Herald. He previously worked in news, reporting on local government and transport. He is covering the Newcastle Knights in 2022, along with local sport.