Dozens of single-parent families in Warrnambool without permanent residence as city's rental crisis worsens

February 7 2022 - 4:15pm
SEARCHING: Lindy Vandermeer needs a home for her family of six, but says with the price of most rentals rising, she may have to look outside of the region. Picture: Morgan Hancock

Dozens of single-parent families in Warrnambool are living out of a car, couch surfing or staying in motels while many in a private rental assistance program have been rejected up to 50 times, new data reveals.


Jessica Greenan


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