Work and Income places 81yo woman in pricey "dosshouse"

From Checkpoint, 5:35 pm on 22 February 2019

An 81-year-old homeless pensioner says Work and Income recommended she stay in a “dosshouse” for $350 a week, but it’s so bad she’d rather sleep in her car.

*MSD has since confirmed that Doreen won’t have to pay back the bond or the rent advanced after she decided not to stay at the guest house.

It also now assessing Doreen for transitional housing.