A single mother who brought in tenants to help her pay her mortgage has been forced out of her own home by them.
The woman, named Alesha, told A Current Affair that she had used Gumtree to find tenants to rent rooms in her property.
She received a response from a woman, who told her she desperately needed a place for herself and her daughter.
Alesha agreed the woman could stay in two rooms for three weeks, and received rent for that period.
The woman, named Alesha (above), said she'd been left sleeping in her car after being forced out of her home
Six weeks on, the woman stayed put – and when Alesha returned after a trip away, she found strangers in the home she has owned for seven years.
The locks were changed and she was reduced to sleeping in her car and