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Undoubtedly, 2015 has been a pivotal year for landlords. The demand for privately rented accommodation seems unrelenting, and, as the Rent Check reports, rents are certainly increasing, with an average increase across England and Wales of 2.0% over the last six months. However, Government intervention and added regulation are squeezing landlords’ returns and matters of compliance are increasing. The press continues to focus on reports of poor landlords and unsatisfactory conditions for tenants.

The 6th edition of the Rent Check considers:

  • The continuation of strong rental growth
  • Landlord sentiment
  • The changes faced by landlords
  • Pressure on supply
  • Whether Build to Rent is part of the solution
  • Outlook

Click here to read the report. 

Notes to editor

The Rent Check is a collaboration of expertise from BDRC Continental – the UK’s largest independent market research consultancy – and Allsop LLP – one of the leading property consultancy firms and advisors on the residential property market.


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