Newspaper Article

The role of PRS landlords in making a rented house a home

Citation

Rolfe S & McKee K (2021) The role of PRS landlords in making a rented house a home. Housing Quality Magazine. 11.03.2021, pp. 13-14. https://hqnetwork.co.uk/download.cfm?doc=docm93jijm4n17645.pdf&ver=39978

Abstract
First paragraph: In the context of Covid-19, we have all become more aware of the importance of ‘home’, as national lockdowns force us to spend more time in the house. We know from a range of research around tenant perspectives that making a home can be particularly difficult in the private rented sector (PRS) – factors such as insecure tenancies, issues with property quality and problems of affordability undermine tenants’ comfort, autonomy and self-worth. Moreover, there is a growing evidence base that the lack of a sense of home is detrimental to health and wellbeing.

Keywords
private rented sector; home; landlords; wellbeing

StatusPublished
FundersSDS Safe Deposit Scotland Charitable Trust (SDS)
Publication date11/03/2021
Publication date online11/03/2021
Related URLshttps://hqnetwork.co.uk/…45.pdf&ver=39978
PublisherHousing Quality Network