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International comparisons can provide useful pointers towards a sustainable private rented sector in England

Scanlon, Kathleen (2011) International comparisons can provide useful pointers towards a sustainable private rented sector in England. British Politics and Policy at LSE (02 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The proportion of English homes rented privately has nearly doubled in the last 20 years, while the home ownership rate has fallen. Even so, it’s far more common for middle-income families to live in rented housing in many European countries. What accounts for the difference? Is it just cultural? Kath Scanlon discusses some of the lessons that can be drawn from making international comparisons in how to make private renting work better here in England.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > LSE London Centre for Urban and Metropolitan Research
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2011 16:28
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/39378/

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