Home Research My rent is increasing by 73 per cent and I can’t find anywhere else to live
Card image cap

My rent is increasing by 73 per cent and I can’t find anywhere else to live

Author/s

Kellie Scott

Abstract

38-year-old Michael's life is completely consumed with finding somewhere to live. He is facing a 73 per cent rental price increase on his Melbourne CBD two-bedroom apartment, where he lives on a disability pension. The price rise is above board, as legally there is no cap on rental increases in Victoria, as long as certain rules are followed and it is in line with the market rate.

Read Article