What is it about?

This article explores landlords’ different motivations to getting involved in the private renting sector..

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Why is it important?

While the private renting sector is understood as providing 'homes' for tenants, it should be clear that it also provides an asset strategy for landlords; and it contributes to increasing wealth inequalities.


Quite funny, I am all three: an insecure tenant in the UK rented sector; a homeowner of a home from which I have been away for 14 years; and a landlord keen to offer a secure, homely place for someone needing it :)

Dr Adriana Mihaela Soaita

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This page is a summary of: Becoming a landlord: strategies of property-based welfare in the private rental sector in Great Britain, Housing Studies, September 2016, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/02673037.2016.1228855.
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