Newcastle and Lake Macquarie strong housing market 'pushing people closer to homelessness', according to Everybody's Home

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
April 25 2021 - 7:30pm
CRISIS: National homelessness campaign Everybody's Home claims that rising house and rental prices in Newcastle are pushing people closer to homelessness.

The city's current housing stress has put a spotlight on homelessness, with advocates pleading for urgent government intervention to curb the rising number of people sleeping rough.

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Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton

Journalist

Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter, where she has worked as a journalist for the past seven years. She's been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.