Business

How Airbnb Affects Home Prices and Rents

The home-sharing service’s listings may take long-term rentals off the market in an area.

United Kingdom

Soaring rents force parents to cut back on childrens clothes

STRUGGLING Brits are being forced to dip into savings and cut back on buying kids clothes to keep pace with soaring rents, a bombshell report reveals. In a damning indictment of Theresa May’s housing policy, Shelter said one in six “just abou

Investing

Rising Rents Are Stressing Out Tenants And Heightening America's Housing Crisis

Rents as a percentage of income are at a historic high, resulting in overcrowding in many places, and rent-related stress points to a bigger crisis: the decline in the purchase of homes. That impacts all Americans.

Business

Housing benefit cuts making system 'irrelevant' as families battle soaring rents

Low-income households are battling soaring private rents while "substantial" cuts to housing benefit have made the system "increasingly irrelevant" as a means of providing adequate housing, according to new research.

Property

Low-income households face soaring rents - spending an average 28pc of their wages on accommodation 

Low income households are spending greater fractions of their income on rent than they were in the 1990s, as a result of cuts to housing-welfare payments, a report has found.

United Kingdom

Low-income tenants battle soaring rents

Renters on low incomes spend 28% of wages on rent, up from 21% in the mid-1990s, new research finds.

Politics

Thousands of Brits now spending 40 per cent of their wages just to cover rent

THOUSANDS of Brits are forced to use 40 PER CENT of their monthly income on rent as the housing crisis sends bills sky-high. A damning report warned rents in London had soared by more than 50 per cent since the mid-1990s and by 29 per cent across the rest

Business

UK rents fall amid property glut in south-east England

First time since at least 2011 that asking rents outside London have fallen in busy summer monthsRents in Britain dropped in the final summer months for the first time in at least five years, according to Rightmove.National asking rents outside London fel

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