Wednesday 1st May 2019

The latest annual Anglicare Rental Affordability Snapshot shows an alarming picture of Tasmania’s private rental market.

The 2019 Snapshot confirms that the number of affordable rental properties in Tasmania is declining year by year. In 2013, the Snapshot found twice as many rental properties advertised as were found this year.

“When one in four Tasmanian households are renting, the 60% decline over seven years, from 2,676 properties to just 1,050 across Tasmania is unacceptable,” Shelter Tas Chair, Andrea Witt said. Read more…