22 Jan 2021

Labour's plan for public housing gets lukewarm reception

From Morning Report, 7:05 am on 22 January 2021

The Government's being criticised for its 'underwhelming' Public Housing Plan.

Yesterday it unveiled where it intends to build 6,000 public and 2,000 transitional housing places between now and 2024, but they're places already promised in last year's Budget.

Emergency housing providers and the Opposition say with demand skyrocketing, the Government needs to do much more to address the housing shortage.

Political reporter Yvette McCullough has more.