Rental Arithmetic

Rental Arithmetic

By BBC Radio

Newscast

Friday, 19 August

Are the under 30s facing a cost-of-renting crisis? New BBC research has found that four in 10 of this age group are now spending more than 30% of their pay on rent. Adam is joined by Victoria Spratt, author of Tenants, and Adam Shaw from Radio 4’s Money Box Live. Also, pollution warnings were put in place on 40 beaches across England and Wales this week, after flash flooding overwhelmed sewage systems. Friend of the pod Emma Vardy fills us in. Today’s episode was made by Tim Walklate with Miranda Slade. The technical producer was Emma Crowe. The assistant editor was Sam Bonham.
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