Almost two-thirds of private landlords with tenants receiving Universal Credit have experienced them going into rent arrears according to new research.Read More
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Private landlords are now playing a vital role in providing housing to those on low-incomes and the homeless. Recently, there have been many policy changes that affect the most vulnerable in society and their ability to access a safe and secure home in the PRS.Read More
The PRS has grown significantly in size over the last twenty years and now plays a vital role in providing a home for those on low-incomes and the homeless. Recently, there have been a lot of policy changes that affect the most vulnerable in society and their ability to access a safe and secure home in the PRS. We review our research and activities to date and look to what the future could hold.Read More
It has been a year since we launched RLA PEARL and we have achieved a lot, especially at a time when the political focus on the private rented sector is intensifying. Read further to find out our most interesting research findings of the past year.Read More
Despite announcements made at the 2017 Budget to Universal Credit, 73 per cent of landlords still lack confidence in the system especially when it comes down to the issue of rent arrears.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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