Quality is key to build-to-rent housing impact - Inside Housing


  • Date: 05/09/2017
Quality is key to build-to-rent housing impact - Inside Housing

"Build-to-rent can offer a viable solution to the housing crisis as long as building standards don’t slip", writes Jeff Maxted, BLP's Director of Technical Consultancy, in Inside Housing. 

"The build-to-rent sector is growing rapidly, and shows little sign of letting up. With a recent study by the British Property Federation predicting population growth of around 9.7 million between 2014 and 2039, the demand for housing in the UK will only increase.

"To unlock the full potential of this sector to transform the UK’s housing supply for the long term, there needs to be a bigger focus by developers, investors and social landlords on the quality of design and materials used, as well as the life cycle of properties."

Read Jeff's full article on Inside Housing's website (login required).

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