Nearly one quarter of new tenancies agreed in the last year were for rentals where tenants included children in the household.
Of these, half were for families that included one child, while 37% of tenancies involving children were for families with two children. These figures remain remarkably consistent across all regions of England and Wales.
Among UK regions, households comprising three or more children account for between 12% (Yorkshire and the Humber) and 16% (West Midlands) of tenancies.
There are over 500,000 more households with dependent children living in the private sector today than in 2010/11. In 2017/18 1.6 million households in the private rented sector included dependent children, up 37% from 1.1 million in 2010/11.
One in twelve landlords is unaware of a suite of legislative changes that occurred across the lettings industry in recent years, according to the findings of the English Private Landlord Survey 2018 published in January. Over 80% of landlords were aware of the additional 3% stamp duty burden for the purchase of a second home, […]
At £572.60, average weekly expenditure (all costs, adjusted for inflation) per household in the UK is at it its highest level since the financial year 2004–2005, according to data published in January 2019 by the Office for National Statistics. At £632.00 per week, households in owner occupation spend on average £52 more per week than […]
Close to one in three home hunters know the specific house or street they want to live in before starting a property search, according to new research by Zoopla Londoners are most likely to have a definite idea of location, virtually half (48%) have a specific street or house in mind. This compares to less […]