Homeless miss out as EVO flats acquired because of East West Link go on sale
September 8, 2016
Get that EVO feeling!
Want to buy a luxury apartment with a chequered past and an uncertain future?
Pssstttt … those EVO Apartments in Parkville, across the road from Ross Straw Field, are up for sale. So much for this continuing shell game that the state government is playing via media releases, over dealing with Victoria’s homeless issues.
The Age: Homeless miss out as EVO flats acquired because of East West Link go on sale. Benjamin Preiss
Parkville’s EVO apartments, sold off the plan as offering a luxury lifestyle with views, were all acquired by the state government after it was revealed that the tower would be surrounded by roads as part of the East West Link.
When Daniel Andrews scrapped that controversial road plan, the government suggested the tower could be used to accommodate the homeless.
But that is not to be. The EVO apartments will soon be sold on the private market. Continue Reading…