Empty nesters no more as SA youth moves back home

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Empty nesters no more as SA youth moves back home

Nearly two-thirds of young people have had to go back to their parents due to the economic impact of Covid-19

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Young SA adults are moving back in with their parents as they weather the financial storm brought on by the Covid-19 lockdown, according to a recent survey.

A report released by online classifieds community Gumtree has found that 64% of young South Africans between the ages of 21 and 35 have had to move home after the economic impact of Covid-19.

This has also affected the rental market, which has experienced a record low in the second quarter of the year...

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