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An Albury single mother is facing homelessness as rental prices skyrocket

Victoria Ellis
Updated November 7 2021 - 4:41pm, first published April 10 2021 - 4:00am
NOWHERE TO TURN: Single mum of five Shantelle Melbourne has been trying to find a rental property for her family for since last December when they found out they would need to leave their current home due to a sale of the property. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE
NOWHERE TO TURN: Single mum of five Shantelle Melbourne has been trying to find a rental property for her family for since last December when they found out they would need to leave their current home due to a sale of the property. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE

An Albury mother is fearful her family could become homeless, with skyrocketing prices and high demand for rental properties on the Border locking them out of the market.

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Victoria Ellis

Victoria Ellis grew up on the Border and loves reporting for her home community. She is a University of Wollongong Journalism graduate. In 2018 Victoria was awarded the Bruce Gordon Scholarship for Journalism and completed a 10 week internship with WIN News Illawarra. In 2019 she was awarded The Border Mail's Cameron Thompson Scholarship, where she completed a three week internship, before taking up ongoing employment in 2021.

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