Ghetto coming to a suburb near you, Angela Kamper State Political Reporter. January 1, 2010.

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Suburbs across NSW are in danger of becoming “mini ghettos” as the State Government pushes on with an unpopular $2.9 billion plan to integrate public housing.

An investigation by The Daily Telegraph has found residents are protesting against at least 48 projects stretching from Lake Macquarie in the north, through Sydney and down to Ulladulla on the Far South Coast.

Among the objections are what residents claim are an overload of units stacked on single blocks, not enough parking and significant overshadowing from two and three-storey apartment blocks on what have traditionally been streets of single-storey family homes. Continue reading

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