Only three rental properties in Australia are affordable for singles on jobseeker – study

Only three rental properties in Australia are affordable for singles on jobseeker – study

The Guardian

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Anglicare report says end of Covid supplement and eviction bans leaves renters facing a ‘perfect storm’

Only three rental properties in Australia are considered affordable for a single person living on the government’s “boosted” jobseeker payment, new analysis has found.

The pandemic has reduced rents in some markets but the latest update to Anglicare’s rental affordability snapshot of more than 74,000 properties found affordability remained dire for people living on welfare benefits.

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