Thursday 10th September 2020

Even though the days are becoming sunnier and warmer, people across Tasmania are still struggling with housing hardship and homelessness.

Last week, Anglicare’s latest Rental Affordability Snapshot update confirmed what we already know. Low income renters are at the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic, and competition for low cost properties is intense and increasing.

Shockingly, for people on the lowest incomes, rents have become even less affordable than they were in March, as more and more people compete for cheaper homes. Read more…