Intellectually disabled man wins landmark case against eviction in Hobart

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Gregory Parsons was left facing homelessness or one of the country’s most unaffordable rental markets after being told to pack bags

What might it take for a 53-year-old intellectually disabled man to be evicted from his public housing unit? To be told that he had exactly 54 days to pack his bags and leave the place he had called home for a decade? To be made homeless by the state?

On a Thursday afternoon in May 2017, Gregory Parsons learned that the answer was not very much at all.

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