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Housing Trust on board with Kiama’s 1000-home development

The Housing Trust will be overseeing at least 150 homes in Kiama’s proposed 1000-house development Springside Hill.

The Traders in Purple development is unusual in that it sections off 25 per cent of homes for locals, first-home buyers, essential workers and affordable housing.

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WIN News Illawarra 5/02

Data from Ray White reveals the Illawarra is among the top housing sale price growth regions in the past 12 months, increasing by almost 77 thousand dollars. Michele Adair spoke to WIN News on the impact this has on key workers in the region.

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Homes for Kiama locals, key workers set aside in 1000-dwelling plan

A planning proposal to rezone land in west Kiama could lead to more than 1000 homes – a quarter of which will be set aside for key workers and those on lower incomes.

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Wollongong’s mixed-tenure development is a success. Why isn’t it more common?

Wollongong’s sold-out Northsea development has been heralded as a game-changer for housing in NSW, bringing together private ownership, social housing and affordable rentals together in the one building.

But it is a model that has worked successfully overseas for decades, Michele Adair says – just one that Australia has been slow to embrace despite a housing crisis.

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WIN News Illawarra 18/12

A solution to the region’s social housing crisis was celebrated today at a topping out ceremony in the heart of Wollongong.

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Major milestone for the Wollongong housing development set to offer new beginnings and equal opportunity

A new apartment complex in the heart of Wollongong thought to be the first of its kind in the country marked an important milestone ahead of its opening next year.

The Northsea apartments on Crown Street, a partnership between Traders in Purple, NSW Land and Housing Corporation and the Housing Trust, contain a mix of private ownership and affordable and social housing.

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New Wollongong mixed tenure apartment project sells out

A new apartment project in Wollongong that will feature private owners living alongside social and affordable housing tenants has sold out.

Meanwhile, the model has been trumpeted as helping address the state’s wider housing crisis.

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Christmas Closures 2023/2024

Please note our Christmas Closures for 2023/2024.

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WIN News Illawarra 5/12

A multi-million dollar affordable housing vision for Dapto is beginning to take shape.

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WIN News Illawarra 15/11

📈 New data has again confirmed that the Illawarra has some of the most unaffordable rentals in the state, with not a single postcode in the acceptable, affordable or very affordable range.

Michele Adair caught up with WIN News Illawarra to provide her insights on the latest Rental Affordability Index report and shed some light on what can be done for our region.

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Soil turned on a safe space for older women and mothers at risk of homelessness in the Illawarra

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