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'Clearly in crisis:' David Pocock urges waiving of $100m ACT housing debt

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
May 17 2022 - 7:30pm
ACT Independent Senate candidate David Pocock. Picture: James Croucher

Independent ACT Senate candidate David Pocock is calling for the next federal government to wipe the territory's historic housing, land and building debts now running just over $100 million, to free up money for social housing amid a housing affordability crisis in Canberra.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au