'Tougher than Sydney': Hunter rent rises level off in December quarter but market still tight

Michael Parris
January 11 2023 - 5:00am
'Tougher than Sydney': Rent rises level off but market still tight
'Tougher than Sydney': Rent rises level off but market still tight

The pressure on Newcastle's red-hot rental market shows signs of easing slightly as prices level off.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris


Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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