Towards a Sustainable Private Rented Sector


Lessons from abroad

5 October 2011



This seminar brought together findings from three earlier events, funded by the Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF), that looked at the UK private rented sector from an international perspective. In this session, findings were clarified and sugggestions made as to what they would imply for policy and practice if a private renting sector were to meet the full range of demands to be sustained. The aim was to identify an agenda based on evidence while looking at the political realities. There was time for everyone to participate in discussion and a drinks reception followed.

Participants included many of those who had taken active part in the earlier events, including researchers, government officials, financial specialists, developers, landlords and other stakeholder.

A number of specialists commented on future possibilities of the private rented sector, including:

At the end of the session, we launched the book that has been produced based on the earlier events. Read the LSE Press Release |here.

Book available for downloading -
Towards a Sustainable Private Rented Sector: Lessons from abroad|
Housing Studies| Book Review by Nigel Prigings in May 2012


Event Podcast: Listen to Audio|

Christine Whihtehead and Kath Scanlon Presentation:
What we have learned?|


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