The stressful reality of Australia’s rental crisis was laid bare with nearly 100 people queueing to inspect a tiny unit that looked different from the online listing.
The queue to inspect an upstairs studio in Sydney’s Bondi Beach was ‘like lining up to get into a nightclub’.
Potential tenants say they were attracted to the unit’s close proximity to Bondi Beach, which was less than a five minute walk away.
With record low numbers of rental properties available and rents rising steeply, millions of Australians are fighting a losing battle to find a rental home.
The peak body for housing policy in NSW, Shelter NSW told Daily Mail Australia that applying for rental properties has become ‘like The Hunger Games’.
How the property looked at the inspection, after waiting in a 20 minute queue with up to 100 prospective tenants
The online listing shows off an airy looking kitchen, but on inspection this area was taken up by a fold-down bed
A man who was interested in…