What we found

This year we surveyed over 69,000 rental listings across Australia and found that there is a chronic shortage of affordable rentals across Australia:

» 317 rentals were affordable for a single person on the Disability Support Pension

» 75 rentals were affordable for a single parent with one child on Newstart

» 1 rentals were affordable for a single person on Newstart

» 0 rentals were affordable for a single person in a property or share house on Youth Allowance

» There were no affordable rentals for a single person on Newstart or Youth Allowance in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide, Darwin or Perth.

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