While much of the interest rate focus is on borrowers, renters are also enduring stress and uncertainty.
Some policy experts say many renters are left feeling insecure and dismissed.
Experts believe the solution is more than just building more housing: instead, they say, renters need immediate protections and the market should be better regulated.
Kirsty, Sydney renter
Matt Lloyd Cape, Per Capita
Leo Patterson Ross, Tenants Union of NSW