Friday, 11 May 2018

Number Of Middle-Aged Renters Doubles In A Decade

Forty-somethings are now almost twice as likely to be renting their home from a private landlord than 10 years ago. Rising UK house prices have left many middle-age workers unable to afford a first home, or as "accidental renters" after a relationship break-up. Analysts say a focus on young first-time buyers means older tenants, often with children, risk being ignored. Concerns have been raised about the economic and social impact of these tenants in years to come. Read more on the BBC website.

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