ACT community agencies struggle to keep asylum seekers from homelessness

Miriam Webber
By Miriam Webber
Updated May 24 2022 - 8:18am, first published May 23 2022 - 7:30pm
Douglas Hynd, Kathy Ragless and Tim McKenna outside Companion House. Picture: James Croucher

Community agencies say they have pitched in on rents for some 20 families seeking asylum in order to keep them off the streets, with housing programs "oversubscribed and very full".

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Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

City reporter

I'm the Canberra Times' city reporter, digging into how the capital is developing and the issues affecting residents, businesses and community organisations. Drop me a line at miriam.webber@canberratimes.com.au

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