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NSW launches $36 million program to get rough sleepers into homes

The NSW government will spend $36 million on getting rough sleepers into permanent homes in what it describes as the biggest investment to tackle street homelessness in the state's history.

Through community housing providers, the government plans to snap up hundreds of units from the private rental market to accommodate rough sleepers who have been temporarily placed in hotels during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Michael Koziol
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

About half the money will go towards buying homes from the…

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