Rental Affordability Index – November 2018

The latest RAI shows a worrying trend of increasing rental stress across Tasmania (households on the lowest 40% of incomes pay 30% or more of their income in rent). The Index shows that rental affordability has continued to rapidly decline and rise up the income ladder in Tasmania over the last year. Greater Hobart is still the least affordable capital city in Australia and regional Tasmania also now the least affordable in regional Australia.

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The full RAI report and interactive map

Shelter Tas eNews: Latest Rental Affordability Index confirms Hobart as least affordable capital city in Australia

National Shelter media release: Hobart the least affordable city in Australia for renters, putting average income households into rental stress and hurting pensioners and young people