Escaping the Rent Crisis, Called for God’s Purpose
When Lachie and Molly McLean first began to talk about getting married, they knew they’d have to make some hard decisions about where they’d want to live.
Both school chaplains in their 20s, they loved their jobs and wanted to make sure they could continue doing the work they believed in well into the future.
They also knew that would make it difficult, if not impossible, for them to afford to buy a house.
“We wanted our own space but we couldn’t afford our own space in the traditional sense,” Mr McLean said. “But we also didn’t want to give up this work we’re passionate about and sort of climb the corporate ladder.”*
*excerpted from “Some renters are going to extremes to escape the rent crisis amid calls for a long-term solution” by Andrew Thorpe, ABC News, 2 Sept 2022
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