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The Role of PRS Landlords in Making a Rented House a Home



Rolfe S & McKee K (2021) The Role of PRS Landlords in Making a Rented House a Home. Housing Studies Association [blog] 04.02.2021.

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.

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FundersSDS Safe Deposit Scotland Charitable Trust (SDS)
Publication date28/02/2021
Publication date online28/02/2021
PublisherHousing Studies Association
Publisher URL…ted-house-a-home

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Dr Kim McKee

Dr Kim McKee

Senior Lecturer, Housing Studies

Dr Steve Rolfe

Dr Steve Rolfe

Lecturer in Social Policy, Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology

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