Private Rented Sector

All the latest insights and features on the PRS


Pooling set to unlock more PRS investment


Local authority pension funds are attracted by the sector’s steady returns as Samuel Horti reports.

The Collective Old Oak

Co-living pioneers shake up rental market

By Nick Hughes

New housing schemes promising a social life and networking opportunities are redefining the rental landscape.

Bow Square, Southampton

Q&A: Atlas Residential's Jonathon Ivory on bringing the American ethos to the UK BTR market


The MD of Atlas Residential’s London office discusses differences and similarities between the UK and US markets.

The Residence, Nine Elms, London

Is L&Q being over-ambitious with its 25,000 PRS target?


The 4th of July was fittingly chosen as the launch date for L&Q @ The Residence. The housing association’s latest private rented sector (PRS) scheme offers views over the new US Embassy in the Nine Elms area of London.

Moda Edinburgh

A new dawn for PRS

By Ian Fletcher

I read LSL Property Services’ findings on PRS tenants with optimism – it’s clear the Build-to-Rent (BTR) sector’s ambition to put customer satisfaction at the heart of its modus operandi is pushing at an open door so far as tenants are concerned.

Kampus, Manchester

Are amenities key to the success of build-to-rent in the UK?

By Jon Severs

The only thing everyone says they know for sure about the build-to-rent (BTR) sector is that no one knows for sure what works. BTR is a “fledgling sector”, according to experts. There are no right answers.

Chris Lacey Consultancy

Chris Lacey targets large-scale projects with new residential capital advisory business


CBRE’s former head of capital markets, Chris Lacey, made a name for himself as the go-to agent for the build-to-rent (BTR) sector at a time when the concept as we know it now was virtually unheard of.


BTR outlook bullish despite housing market slowdown


These are uncertain times for the residential market. House price growth is petering out and prices could well start to fall if the economy slows ahead of Brexit and rising inflation puts pressure on household finances.

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