Private Rented Sector

All the latest insights and features on the PRS

Modern flats

Build-to-rent holds promise for long-term investment

By Ami Kotecha

The housing crisis is a hot topic not just in the property industry but across society as a whole. A report from the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee said that the UK government needed to boost its homebuilding target by 50% to create 300,000 new homes each year to ...

BTR infographic

Research sheds light on BTR performance


New report by JLL suggests BTR schemes command a rental premium of 9.3%.

PRS research CBRE

Investment in UK PRS soars to £907m in Q2


CBRE predicts record-breaking year for market as investors pile into sector.

Reading Station Hill

Lincoln MGT to target London and Europe BTR after Reading


US developer Lincoln and UK firm MGT restart stalled Station Hill scheme as they embark on European BTR push

PRS stock 2

Permits for pets and parking top list of preferred BTR perks


PRSim survey also uncovers interest in alternatives to traditional deposits and services that help tenants save


Q&A: Grosvenor takes biscuit in Bermondsey


Executive director Simon Harding-Roots talks about the firm’s move into BTR.

Apex house scheme, Seven Sisters

We must explain BTR better to stop poor policy decisions

By Helen Gordon

The build-to-rent (BTR) sector has come a long way in the past few years. The benefits of BTR to accelerate housing delivery, increase supply and improve housing standards are beginning to be recognised.

Telfords BTR scheme The Forge in Upton Park

Taskforce to address BTR's key challenges


Teams will focus on education, affordability, demographics, valuation and planning.

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