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Nile is godsend for Millers Point residents

By CHRISTOPHER HARRIS The long battle for Millers Point residents against the state government to remain in their homes might be coming to an end, with early signs suggesting the residents may be the victors. City Hub can reveal last Thursday NSW Christian Democrat MLC  Fred Nile, who holds the balance of power, visited some […]

Housing tenants say enough is enough

By Leanne Elahmad   Public housing tenants in Surry Hills are fed up with anti-social behavior and alleged illegal activity occurring in their buildings by their neighbours and guests. Locals from the John Northcott and the Pottery Housing Estates have notified Housing NSW of their concerns about drug dealing on their housing premises. The tenant’s […]

Millers Point housing residents face ‘harassment’

By Leanne Elahmad   Millers Point residents have complained of feeling ‘bullied’ and ‘harassed’ and continue to fear losing their homes in wake of the state government’s announcement last week that more properties were being sold. The Family and Community Services (FACS) Department is currently working with tenants to relocate them to other housing communities […]

Kolotex redevelopment to press ahead

An eight-storey apartment complex at the former Kolotex and Labelcraft site in Leichhardt should go ahead, Urban Taskforce chief executive Chris Johnson argues, because it is a modest proposal in line with changing consumer preferences. The NSW government sidestepped Leichhardt Council to approve the rezoning of the George Street sites for medium-density residential development. Up […]