Shelter Calls for a New Kind of Renting Contract

Given my concerns about an overheating property rental market, I was interested in the report from Shelter calling for a new kind of tenancy to be introduced across England.  Shelter’s proposals are outlined in a new report which they believe will lead to a more stable private rental market.  This report only impacts on England although readers of previous blogs will know there has been a similar increase in private rentals in Scotland over the last couple of years.  I was interested to read a statistic that the number of people who rent their homes from a Landlord has almost doubled to 8.5 million people over the last 15 years in England.  This is definitely something that the Scottish Government should look at as well.

Lindsay Darroch
Partner & Head of Property

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