News: AHURI

Half of surveyed renters suffered mental health decline during COVID-19

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Australian renters have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 facing income loss, the inability to pay rent, tenure insecurity and eviction risk and a new AHURI publication provides a stark analysis of the impacts of these unprecedented challenges.

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New modelling simulates 2021 unemployment rate and incidence of Housing Affordability Stress

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New economic modelling on the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic shows that once COVID-19 government support interventions end, total unemployment in 2021 could peak at 1.752 million under the most severe of three scenarios modelled.

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Forty per cent of renters can’t afford essentials

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Almost 40% of Australian tenant households can’t afford essentials such as bills, clothing, transport and food, after paying rent, because their incomes have reduced significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute has found.

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