Two months ago, Tania Harwood and her family moved into their home in New Norfolk, about 40 minutes north-west of Hobart.
- Caravan park owners across Tasmania have seen more people enquire about long-term accommodation due to a lack of affordable housing
- People who are considered priority applicants for social housing in Tasmania are now waiting an average time of close to 64 weeks
- The State Government says it’s committed to driving down the waiting list, with some 600 dwellings currently being built
They had previously lived in Launceston but decided they wanted to be closer to their extended family and where their 17-year-old son Mitchell could access more support for his cerebral palsy.
Before their move, the family had lived…