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Pandemic blow to renter mental health

By ALLISON HORE More than half of renters in Australia have experienced worse mental health outcomes during the pandemic as a result of their living situation, new data reveals.  A survey of 15,000 tenants revealed factors such as loss of income, inability to pay rent, insecure leases and eviction risk- coupled with lockdowns and social […]

Short term rentals over-stay welcome

By Laura Neill “I thought of a way to make a few bucks…” started the email from San Francisco college student and Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia to his roommate Brian Chesky. The idea was simple: throw a few mattresses on the floor of their flat during the Design Conference, and charge $80 per head. Just […]