As a working father of four, Mat and his family struggled to get a suitable place of their own due to exorbitant private market rent. He and his family of six couldn't afford a unit of suitable size on the private market and were cramped into a one bedroom unit. Through Evolve Housing, Mat and his family were able to move into an affordable housing unit and build a home of their own. Thanks to the NRAS scheme and Evolve Housing, he and his family now lives comfortably in a 3-bedroom unit. By paying only 80% of market rent, he is able to afford other necessities and improve the quality of life for his growing family,
In this video, Mat tells us the story of how his life has changed after moving into an Evolve Housing affordable housing unit.
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