99 per cent of rentals out of reach for Australians on disability pension, royal commission hears

On any night there’s an estimated 116,000 homeless people in Australia and the majority of them have a disability

“Having nowhere to go after hospitalisation … that’s one of the difficulties I faced,” she said.

“You just feel nothing, you’ve got nowhere to go, you don’t really have the ability or the finance to feel anything, so it’s nothingness.

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Topics:
Disability Royal Commission, Housing, Accommodation, Tenancy

Author:
Elizabeth Wright

Source:
- ABC News

Date published:
Tue 30th Aug, 2022