‘He wants to give it to someone else’ - rent rises leaving a toll on regional NSW

by Michael McGowan and Josh Nicholas

16 March 2022

But when the time came to hand in the keys, Anna was told the landlord had changed his mind.

“They said ‘the owner doesn’t want to sell [now]. He wants to give it to someone else to rent’,” she told the Guardian.

“I said, ‘well, couldn’t we have had longer?’ They didn’t really answer. They just took the keys.”

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