One graph that shows how quickly we’re running out of affordable rental properties

At the end of her lease, single mother of two Julia Godbold felt she had no choice but to accept a major rent increase.

“The current rent I’m paying is $430 and it’s increasing to $550 next week,” Ms Godbold said.

“I panicked and I thought I’ll think about moving, but I couldn’t move in six-to-eight weeks.

“I decided to sign a new lease because I thought it’s better than being homeless.”


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