Indigenous social housing residents vow to fight as homes sold from under them

Indigenous social housing residents vow to fight as homes sold from under them
 

Up to 100 Aboriginal residents in Toowoomba could be left without adequate housing in the coming months after a private company recently defaulted on millions of dollars in mortgages made against their homes.
Late last year, the tenants of 37 properties located in suburban Toowoomba were informed they would need to vacate by May. The properties, in some cases homes occupied by the same family for over 35 years, were to be sold from under them in a matter of weeks.
“The families are broken,” said Patricia Conlon, a Wakka Wakka Traditional Owner of the Darling Downs region who has been... read more

 
15 March 2019 in World News, Views: 56
Source: Guardian
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