There is a lack of regulation in the Private Rented Sector

“….The growth of the private rented sector in the last 20 years has seen a huge rise in amateur landlords across Britain. Currently 72% of landlords rent out just one property and 88% rent out less than three properties; furthermore, the huge majority are not part of professional industry bodies or accreditation schemes. Due to the lack of regulation in the sector, though, these figures remain estimates – the government does not actually know how many landlords are currently operating in the country…..” (Generation Rent)

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Do you know your housing stats for Brighton and Hove?

    • Since 1959, house prices in the South East have shot up by £293,000
    • In Brighton and Hove, 1,308 households are homeless

Yes, really. Worse still…..

    • 885 of those households are families with children

It’s getting tough to afford a home – in Brighton and Hove….

    • house prices have gone up 21% in the last three years
    • Rent has gone up as well–by 7% in the same period

Higher house prices means more people turn to renting – so rents go up too

There just aren’t enough affordable homes…..

    • In 2014, only 170 were built in Brighton and Hove

The housing crisis is getting too big to ignore – find out how bad it is in your area here

It’s time to do something about it.

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