New data shows shortfall of 3000 social housing properties in Canberra prior to the coronavirus pandemic

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
August 2 2020 - 2:05pm
New data has shown there are 1600 people experiencing homelessness on any given night in Canberra. Picture: Karleen Minney

Canberra had a social housing shortfall of 3000 properties and about 1600 people were homeless on any given night prior to the coronavirus pandemic, new data has showed.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

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