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Island homes: Tasmania election campaign offers few solutions to state’s housing crisis – The Guardian

Housing stress is at an all-time high in Tasmania, shutting out first-home buyers, squeezing the rental market and increasing homelessness

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Tasmanian election 2021Housing stress is at an all-time high in Tasmania, shutting out first-home buyers, squeezing the rental market and increasing homelessness
Sat 17 Apr 2021 16.00 EDT
Before Sue Hickey entered state politics as a Liberal MP in 2018, she was Hobarts lord mayor. Pledging to clean up public toilets and local politics, she also took a keen interest in the plight of people experiencing homelessness.
Youd see these faces come out of nowhere, Hickey says, recalling night tours of the…

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