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5.8m households expected to rent privately by 2021

19 June, 20171 Comments
A new report has revealed that one in four UK households will be privately renting by the end of 2021. At the moment around 5m households (21%) are currently living in privately rented accommodation, a quarter of whom are families with children. As property prices continue to rise and wages stagnate, the annual report from estate
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Rising rents and low wages fuelling £25bn housing benefit bill

25 January, 20160 Comments
According to the Independent; Britain’s estimated £25bn housing benefit bill for 2015-16 is being fuelled by soaring rents in the most prosperous parts of the country as workers struggle to find affordable accommodation. In the South-East of England, Welfare spending is rapidly growing and being driven by the growing costs of housing benefit payments. The
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