Illawarra homelessness ranking released

February 13, 2024 10:27 am in by
Cyron Ray Macey from Brisbane (-27.470963,153.026505), Australia, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

The Illawarra has joined areas of NSW, as increased levels of homelessness becomes apparent.

Fresh analysis by Homelessness NSW, shows the areas of the state with increased levels, sparking calls to better fund services and build more social housing.

The Wollongong local government area, recorded the fifth largest increase, for those seeking help, with numbers rising from 2,299 in 2021 / 2022, to 2,438 in 2022 / 2023.

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