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Housing

Building New Homes for Rent


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Building New Homes for Rent

A new approach to increasing the supply of privately rented housing through institutional investment is proposed in Building New Homes for Rent. Drawing on experts from a range of sectors, the report discusses the current barriers to the build-to-let market in the UK and presents a model that can address these by bringing together housing associations and institutional investors to develop and manage market rented homes..>


By BSHF, UK and Germany.


Housing Policy Resource.

Tenant Involvement in Stock Transfer


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Tenant Involvement in Stock Transfer

Stock transfers occur when local authorities dispose of all or part of their rented housing to an external organisation, usually a housing association. Tenant involvement in this process has developed over more than 20 years. However, research with tenants who have been involved in stock transfers highlights the deficiencies of the current arrangements for supporting their involvement.>


By BSHF, UK and Germany.


Housing Policy Resource.

Who Lives in the Private Rented Sector?


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Who Lives in the Private Rented Sector?

In the context of the growth of private renting in the UK, this research examines the characteristics of households living in the sector. Using statistical analysis, the research identifies key sub-sectors of the Private Rented Sector (PRS) and discusses the different needs that these groups have. Understanding and responding to the diversity of households within the PRS is vital if the sector is going to meet people’s growing needs.>


By BSHF, UK and Germany.


Housing Policy Resource.