Soaring house prices create a new crisis in Australia

Updated 10:05 PM ET, Thu May 19, 2022

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Gold Coast, Australia (CNN)Faye sits on a couch, her long hair twisted into a gray braid that comes down to her waist.

Her pale blue eyes fill with tears as she describes how she became homeless and her terror of what may happen if she's not able to find a permanent place to stay.
"I'll be happy if I can just get a little roof over my head," Faye says, pausing to correct herself. "A safe roof over my head."
At 72, the great-grandmother never thought she'd be here -- in a bare-walled flat in emergency accommodation on the Gold Coast of Australia -- but life hasn't worked ou