Weekly rent prices soar to new record for Aussies

By Tess Ikonomou
Updated January 23 2024 - 3:40am, first published 3:31am
Rent jumped by a median of $164 to $601 a week in December 2023, from $437 per week in August 2020. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)
Rent jumped by a median of $164 to $601 a week in December 2023, from $437 per week in August 2020. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)

Australians are paying a new weekly record of $601 in rent, amid an alarming surge in demand for homelessness services.

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