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The rental crisis - no end in sight?

The rental crisis - no end in sight?

By Global

The renting crisis in Britain is unsustainable.

More than sixty percent of private renters faced a rent rise last year - and they're already spending around 32 percent of their income on housing.

Today on The News Agents we hear from those who are struggling to even get on the rental ladder - properties are massively over subscribed. Some tenants are putting down payments on flats they haven't even seen. Others are seeing deposits withheld and are blamed (and charged) for the disrepairs their landlords should have fixed.

We hear from tenants, a landlord, an estate agent and someone who's been analyisng the housing market for a decade.

And we bring you the latest blows from PMQs.

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The News Agents is a Global Player Original and a Persephonica Production.

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