Housing Crisis

The Murraylands is in the grip of a housing crisis. Rental properties are almost impossible to find, rents have gone up and public housing is at capacity. Murray Bridge News aims to raise awareness and promote solutions, with support from the Facebook Australian News Fund.

The meat processing company is not ruling anything in or out as it prepares to open its new abattoir near Murray Bridge in early 2023.
Australian Portable Camps hopes to build mining camp-style accommodation for its workers. Could it do the same for Thomas Foods International?
A pop-up exhibition by AC Care has helped local share their stories in their own words during Homelessness Week.
Peta Smart wants to start an ethical landlords' co-operative that could make the city's housing stock more suited to local people's needs.
Mel Wilson and Trish Connolly work with some of the people hardest-hit by the Murraylands’ housing crisis and want to help find a solution.
The city’s mayor and council CEO are taking a patient approach, but Councillor Karen Eckermann wants more to be done about the “desperate emergency”.
The Murraylands is in the grips of a chronic shortage of affordable and rental housing. Starting this week, we illustrate the problem and explore some…
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