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FACS Statement - For the record: Waterloo redevelopment - 8 Sep 2017

Following reports in various media regarding people being moved out of Waterloo. FACS head Michael Coutts-Trotter issued the following statement on 8 September 2017.

Recent media coverage surrounding the Waterloo redevelopment has been inaccurate and deserves a response.

The redevelopment of Waterloo will deliver more and better social housing.

Not a single resident will be forced to permanently leave Waterloo.

The redevelopment will be staged over 15-20 years, and all social housing residents who are temporarily moved have a right to return to Waterloo.

Over the past two years FACS has held extensive consultation with over 2,000 people including residents, the broader community and non-government organisations in Waterloo.

We will continue to be open and transparent in our communication and encourage residents to participate and tell us their thoughts about their future community.

Michael Coutts-Trotter

Source: For the record: Waterloo redevelopment