Rental stress surge pushing Geelong families to streets

GEELONG is in the midst of a rental affordability crisis. New data has revealed there has never been fewer affordable rentals in the region as median rental prices reach record heights – having tripled since 2000. And with about 200 young people experiencing or at immediate risk of homelessness on any given night in Geelong, experts fear the increasingly unattainable rental market will fuel youth homelessness. HARRISON TIPPET reports.

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