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'It's a start': Wollongong council releases affordable housing policy

Cr Mithra Cox disagreed with [other councillors' beliefs about levies], stating the levy won't have an effect on what people were willing to pay for an apartment. She added that property investment had been a contributing factor in the current housing crisis.

about"Housing has become, instead of being primarily a place for people to live, an investment for people and a way for people to make money off the capital gains," Cr Cox said.


Story by Glen Humphries in the Illawarra Mercury, 6 May 2024.