The Armidale Express

More people are seeking help for homelessness because of high rental costs, research says

Ellie Mitchell
December 14 2022 - 7:00pm
Australians seeking homelessness services because they couldn't afford rent rose 27 per cent in the past four years. Stock image.
Australians seeking homelessness services because they couldn't afford rent rose 27 per cent in the past four years. Stock image.

Data has shown housing stress to be the fastest growing cause of homelessness in Australia, prompting calls for the federal government to commit to more social housing.

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