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A MOTHER of three young children has applied for 48 homes in four months – and 48 times her heart has been broken. Paige Robertson-Wood is worried she and the children, aged 10, 8 and 2, will spend a second Christmas without a place to call home.
“It’s my children I worry about,” she said.
“I think landlords see I’m a single parent with three children and on Centrelink and they think we will destroy their house.
“They discriminate against single parents and I’ve been told I should get a babysitter and turn up without the kids, but that is very hard.
“I have an impeccable rental history with Housing Tasmania and rented for nine-and-a-half years, but there is just nothing out there for us.”
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