In a burgeoning housing crisis across the UK, it’s no surprise that the 48% of individuals under the age of 35 are living in privately rent where they live. As a result, the private rent sector has grown to 19% of all households in the UK, which roughly translates to around 4.4 million homes. Anyone … Continue reading What is Rentberry, and what on earth is it doing?
It has been revealed that during 2016, more than 200,000 homes across the UK were left empty – valuing the potential capital at around £43bn. This is continuing to occur, despite a recorded lack of homes to by or rent – and many fingers are being pointed at wealthy buyers who rather than rent or … Continue reading More than 200,000 UK homes have been empty for 6 months
Sadiq Khan has announced that his new proposed housing scheme will build 20,000 new homes in London, 12,000 of which will be ‘genuinely affordable’. This news comes from an £8bn deal with one of the capital’s leading housing associations, L&Q. Announced on Thursday 6th April, these initial 20,000 homes are part of the London Mayor’s … Continue reading London mayor secures deal for 12,000 ‘genunely affordable’ homes.