Welsh Housing Quarterly News Article – A Problem Shared…..

A problem shared

Cuts in housing benefit for young single people under 35 have forced shared housing on to the agenda for social landlords. Anna Clarke reports on the findings of two new pieces of research.

House shares are increasingly commonplace for young – and not so young – single people in the private rented sector. Groups of friends get together to rent a home, or landlords may let out single rooms individually. Private landlords have been keen to meet this demand, recognising that for many people a room is all they can afford, or possibly all that they want at this particular time in life.

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