She said while she is "lucky" to have parents living in the city she could move in with if she wanted to save for a deposit, that was not possible for many people.
"While many landlords like the stability of a decent long-term tenant and often don't have frequent (or any) rent rises, others keep pushing the rent up, probably because they are able to quite easily do so.
"We're lucky that we're both in stable jobs, but for those who aren't or those that are already struggling with the cost of living crisis, spiralling rents are creating a very real poverty trap," he said.
"These could include stabilising the rate of increase as is done in some other European cities, providing longer term or lifetime rental contracts, removing Section 21 (no-fault) evictions, and regulating Airbnb which has been shown to have an impact on rent prices in an area.
"Without these sort of interventions, there will be broad parts of the city where no one on average wages can live. These are the nurses, cleaners, posties - the key workers we celebrate, as well as the creatives.