Thursday, 20 October 2016

Shelter Wrong On Rented Housing

Shelter’s ongoing assault on the private rented sector is plain wrong. As it publishes statistics on the standard of rented housing in the UK, Shelter fails to explain why the English Housing Survey found 82% of PRS tenants are satisfied with their accommodation – a higher proportion than the social rented sector. Shelter’s report refers to the instability tenants face, yet the most recent survey shows that tenants are on average living in their homes for four years, and a version of the survey published last year showed that just 8% of tenancies are ended by the landlord. Read more on the RLA website.

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