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Housing will never be affordable in the Byron Shire unless we seed a revolution in land ownership and control. It’s time for a revolution to begin.
A two-storey affordable housing proposal between Byron Shire Council’s office carpark and the Mullumbimby Community Preschool would see six of the twenty-five one-bedroom units be ‘affordable’ in perpetuity, according to North Coast Community Housing.
Trish Burt, Convenor, Neighbours Not Strangers. On the subject of tourist/visitor letting, Byron Shire Cr Paul Spooner believes ‘we need…to convince the state government to...
Tony Campbell, Mullumbimby. Gee, Cr Paul Spooner, the strength of your support for this sub-division (Echonetdaily letter 12.7.16) re the DA at 116 Stuart Street, Mullumbimby, and your detailed points of argument for the validity of this development are, to me, just as intriguing as the fascination you feel at the fact that others find this proposal objectionable.
Morgan, Byron Bay. Byron Bay has zero affordable accommodation for renting’ - rather belated revelation. As a person who has been sleeping in her car since 2010, unlike Cr Spooner, I became aware of the aforementioned years ago.
Dave Lisle, Mullumbimby. History, according to Napoleon Bonaparte, is a myth that we decide to agree upon. Paul Spooner’s letter last week, which uses the localisation agenda to bash the Greens, is a good example of how myths become accepted history.
Essential workers were the losers at the recent Ballina Council meeting when councillors actively removed the category for ‘key workers’ from their development of rental housing on land it owns in Wollongbar.
Getting around the Northern Rivers is no easy task without your own transport. Young people are unable to attend TAFE, and you can’t catch public transport to work due to the impossible timing of, and lack of access to, public transport.