UK’s Private Rental Sector – growing up but not grown up?
What can we learn from Germany?
One of the biggest changes in housing over the last 20 years has been the huge, unplanned growth of the private renting sector (PRS). But its unfettered growth has come at a price – which is paid for by some of our newly lauded key workers in the NHS and care sectors and the vulnerable – who are sacrificing their life chances, trapped in insecure, unstable, expensive accommodation.
Can Germany, which has the largest PRS in the EU, offer some lessons on a better way of doing things?
Read the full blog on the Red Brick website (a progressive political blog with a particular focus on housing policy).
Photo Credit: Chris Worrall (Red Brick)