Article from The Age 27 July 2020

Bright spot

Hotel stays for 2000 homeless extended until April under $150m package

More than 2000 homeless Victorians who have been put up in hotels during the pandemic will get to stay until at least April next year while they are helped to find long-term housing, thanks to a $150 million state government relief package. Bevan Warner (pictured), the chief executive of Launch Housing, said the “very positive” package demonstrated that homelessness was solvable.