Regional hotspots face worsening affordability according to latest Rental Affordability Index

Joshua Peach
Jack Needham
Updated November 24 2021 - 3:03pm, first published 12:30am
Byron Bay is classified as 'extremely unaffordable' for the average regional renter. Photo: Shutterstock

The average regional renter can no longer afford to live anywhere along the NSW coastline, according to a new report, with the pandemic having contributed to a significant deterioration in rental affordability.

Joshua Peach

Joshua Peach

Journalist

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Jack Needham

Jack Needham

Property News Editor

Jack has been writing about real estate since 2015, covering residential and commercial property markets throughout Australia for the likes of Smart Property Investment and Domain. He has also spent time in the United States researching real estate trends, with a focus on housing affordability issues, for the California Association of Realtors.