Link: “Just 1.2 per cent of rental properties in Australia are affordable for minimum wage earners, analysis finds

Original post found at: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/just-1-2-per-cent-of-rental-properties-in-australia-are-affordable-for-minimum-wage-earners-analysis-finds

Some depressing housing unaffordability statistics here. Among them:

  • just 1.2% of rentals affordable for a full-time minimum wage worker
  • only 3 listings in the country affordable for someone on JobSeeker, and all for shared accommodation
  • zero listings affordable for someone on Youth Allowance
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