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Vulnerable renters left behind in growing affordability crisis

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The permanent $25 a week boost to JobSeeker has failed to make an impact on rental affordability, with new analysis of more than 74,000 rentals across the country showing just three are affordable for a person on the payment.

Anglicare Australia’s latest rental affordability snapshot surveyed 74,266 rental listings in March to see how many were affordable for people on low incomes, meaning rent was no more than 30 per cent of a household’s budget. 

To read the full article, please visit the Australia Pro Bono website.



Source:
Luke Michael, 2021, Australia Pro Bono (https://probonoaustralia.com.au)

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