Landlords refusing to rent to under-35s as they are too risky

Today, a report was released in which researchers at Sheffield Hallam University found that one third of landlords were cutting back on renting to under-35s. Because young people are more likely to be in insecure employment and, thanks to the last coalition government, are entitled to significantly lower levels of housing benefits, property owners are increasingly deciding it’s not worth the risk to take them on as tenants. …

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