Forty four per cent of private landlords are less likely to rent to those without a British passport according to new research from the Residential Landlords Association (RLA). This figure…
Over the past few years, we have monitored the impact of this policy, and we have undertaken this research to further the understanding of how this policy is being implemented in the private rented sector.
The current top two political issues on the agenda are Brexit and Housing, with increasing attention being directed to policy changes in the private rented sector (PRS). However, our research identifies that government policies are having unintended consequences that could be making it more difficult for many tenants to find a home to rent.
This report provides research findings that help us to make sense of the impact of policy changes on the PRS.
Over 40 per cent of landlords are less likely to consider renting to someone without a British passport as a result of the Government’s Right to Rent scheme.