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Changing Fortunes of the UK PRS & Implications for Housing Research and Education (Blog)

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McKee K (2021) Changing Fortunes of the UK PRS & Implications for Housing Research and Education (Blog). Housing Studies Association [https://www.housing-studies-association.org/articles/279-changing-fortunes-of-the-uk-prs-implications-for-housing-research-education] 12.04.2021.

Abstract
First paragraph: The private rented sector (PRS) is now home to 1 in 5 households in the UK. Once associated with students, migrants, and mobile young professionals it now houses growing numbers of households, and for longer periods of their lives. Mirroring this expansion has been a growth in housing research that focuses on the PRS. Over the last 30 years it has shifted from a small, niche field of study to a key locus for understanding contemporary inequalities, exclusion, and discrimination. The methodological tools used to study the sector have also changed, with researchers increasingly adopting a more sociological, qualitative gaze.

Keywords
private rented sector; education; research; housing studies

Type of mediahttps://www.housing-studies-association.org/articles/279-changing-fortunes-of-the-uk-prs-implications-for-housing-research-education
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Publication date online12/04/2021