Rental stress hitting town and country, threatening to put Tasmanian families on streets

News | Apr 19, 2018

Families are accepting hefty rent increases in fear of being out on the streets, as another damning report sheds more light on Tasmania’s housing crisis.

But it is not just Tasmanians living in the cities who are feeling the squeeze, with those in regional areas finding it unaffordable to rent in their hometowns.

A report by Corelogic has found that rent in south-east Tasmania has increased 47 per cent over the past 12 months, with Hobart the most expensive place to rent.

Read the full story on the ABC website here. 

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