Worsening rental affordability hurting regions

By Poppy Johnston
Updated June 25 2024 - 3:40am, first published 3:31am
The average renter in the regions is spending more than $150 more per week compared to mid-2020. (Stuart Walmsley/AAP PHOTOS)
The average renter in the regions is spending more than $150 more per week compared to mid-2020. (Stuart Walmsley/AAP PHOTOS)

Australians living outside the major cities have not been spared from eye-watering rental hikes, putting pressure on populations in disaster-prone areas and other vulnerable groups.

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