03 AUG 2018

Here's some holiday reading, housing minister - Building Design

"The report begins by defining four pillars that define a good home: stability, flexibility, affordability and opportunity, before offering a wide range of excellent ideas for reform. It's interesting that stability comes first. The professional private rented landlords' body, ARLA, reports that the average private-renter moves home every 17 months, while the average homeowner now only moves every 17 years. There are other stark differences: private renters are twice as likely to experience loneliness as homeowners and over 70% report having experienced health and safety issues during their current tenancy."

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