Almost half of young people in housing stress; 15 per cent of Australians struggling to pay rent or mortgage

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated June 29 2020 - 9:38pm, first published 2:00pm
Younger people and renters were more likely to be in housing stress. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The number of Australian experiencing housing stress almost doubled between April and May, and one in four renters reported being unable to pay their rent on time, new research tracking the effects of coronavirus on Australians has found.


Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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