Young and Regional

Holiday hotspots beg short-stay landlords to rent to locals as housing supply plummets

Alanna Tomazin
September 2 2022 - 5:00pm
Luke Muir, 38, was on the brink of homelessness after the place he called home for eight years in Port Stephens was sold from underneath him. Picture by Alanna Tomazin
Luke Muir, 38, was on the brink of homelessness after the place he called home for eight years in Port Stephens was sold from underneath him. Picture by Alanna Tomazin

Popular tourist spots are calling on people with holiday lets and Airbnbs to rent them to locals as the housing crisis deepens.

Alanna Tomazin

Alanna Tomazin

Journalist

Alanna is a journalist at the Newcastle Herald with a focus on education. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at alanna.tomazin@austcommunitymedia.com.au