Increasing number of Australians over 40 turning to share housing

  • Kylie Joughin lives in a well-maintained inner-city Sydney apartment with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, two large balconies, a pool and a gym.

But the 40-year-old business co-ordinator doesn’t live alone. She shares the apartment in Erskineville with her 41-year-old flatmate.

Joughin is one of an increasing number of Australians over the age of 40 turning to share housing, according to data from share house listings service




Kylie Joughin at her share house in Erskineville, Sydney. Photo: Christopher Pearce

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