The number of house sales drops by 17% in one year, rental growth across the UK has slowed, and buy-to-let mortgage activity remains flat.Read More
Author: Dr Tom Simcock
Welcome to the August PRS Statistics Bulletin from the RLA Private renting Evidence, Analysis and Research Lab (PEARL). We have rounded up all of the latest housing statistics and data updates from across the private rented sector and compiled them into one easy to digest bulletin.Read More
Homes are no longer being used for long term accommodation. With the rise of the sharing economy, people are using homes to provide accommodation to millions of tourists globally every year. In London alone, Airbnb listings have grown by 60% in just over 12 months.Read More
An increasing number of properties in London are being used for short term lets on websites like Airbnb and are no longer available for long term renting.Read More
The private rented sector has experienced significant change over the past 2 years; from regulative change to the reform of taxation. All at a time when the private rented sector is increasingly important in the provision of homes for millions of people.Read More
The findings of this report present a stark account of issues associated with the introduction of universal credit. 38% of landlords with tenants on Universal Credit have experienced rent arrears in the past 12 months.Read More
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