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Public housing tenants owe millions

Gareth Parker

Public housing tenants, both previous and current, owe over $55 million in debts including unpaid bills and repairs.

Stephen Hall from Shelter WA told 6PR Breakfast it’s not just a matter of kicking people out of the premises: “The costs of people living on the street or in their cars or whatever there are significant costs on the public purse as well,” Mr Hall told Steve and Baz.

Our listeners had their say including Caroline who has lived in public housing for decades and she is annoyed at the people clearly rorting the system.

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