Background Briefing - 4 September 2011 - Nowhere to live

Rents are rising even in country towns, and more people are forced into caravan parks, the back rooms of old pubs - or the river bank - even with young children. It can happen to anyone. It will get worse. Various attempts to create more places for people to live at cheap rent are not meeting the need. Reporter Anita Barraud.

Further Information:
National Housing Affordability Agreement –

National Rental Affordability Scheme –

The National Housing Supply Council –
The drivers of housing supply and demand in rural and regional centres –

Change and disadvantage in Regional Victoria reports 2011 –