Young and Regional

Southern Highlands Airbnb host rents to locals to help beat the regional housing crisis

Briannah Devlin
Updated September 19 2022 - 4:46pm, first published August 25 2022 - 9:00am
Jane Burns put her Airbnb on the rental market when she saw the impacts of the housing crisis in the Southern Highlands. She thinks it could be a solution for people struggling to find rentals, or are on the verge of being homeless. Picture: Briannah Devlin
Jane Burns put her Airbnb on the rental market when she saw the impacts of the housing crisis in the Southern Highlands. She thinks it could be a solution for people struggling to find rentals, or are on the verge of being homeless. Picture: Briannah Devlin

An Airbnb host in one of Australia's most expensive regional areas decided to open her cottage to local renters struggling to find a place to live - and she hopes others will do the same.

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Briannah Devlin

Briannah Devlin

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I like to write about arts, entertainment, any local reality tv leads, and property for the Southern Highland News and Goulburn Post, but also report on everything in between. If you have any tips, please send them to Briannah.Devlin@austcommunitymedia.com.au, or call 0439142204.

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