Illawarra affordable housing crisis addressed

July 26, 2023 9:34 am in by

Business Illawarra, in partnership with key regional stakeholders, has today released a major report outlining solutions to the affordable housing crisis affecting key workers in the Illawarra
Shoalhaven – and commenced an advocacy campaign to accelerate housing supply in the

Launched at two events in Wollongong and Nowra, the report is based on leading research
undertaken by Judith Stubbs and Associates that examines the underlying causes of the crisis
and identifies actions to grow affordable housing in town centres across the region.

Executive Director of Business Illawarra, Adam Zarth, said his organisation was responding to
the concerns of local employers and business owners who were suffering acute workforce
shortages and attributed them to a lack of affordable housing regionally.

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