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Campbell Live

New Zealand’s working homeless

Monday 4 Feb 2013 4:16 p.m.

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It is a crisis of affordability and availability, and it’s pushing people onto the streets.

The squeeze is well and truly on in Christchurch, as the demand for rental accommodation soars.

The numbers are there for all to read; over the past year, rents in Christchurch have increased by 14 percent on average.

In some suburbs, it’s as much as 30 percent.

Tonight, Campbell Live puts a face to those figures.

Watch the video for John Sellwood’s report.

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