Where has renting grown the most since 2011?

Today we learned that the population of private renters grew by more than 1 million households between 2011 and 2021. 


One in five of us in England and Wales now rents from a private landlord – a huge increase in ten years, while the proportion of the population that owns their home has fallen. 


All that is stuff we had a pretty good idea about already, but for the first time we know where all those private renters are!

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Individual Advice

Generation Rent can’t offer advice about individual problems. Here are a few organisations that can:

You might also find quick but informal help on ACORN’s Facebook forum, and there are more suggestions on The Renters Guide.