Student accommodation: an ongoing crisis

Tweet Students across the country are faced with an increase in rent prices each year, but a major drop in quality and care of accommodation. The Accommodation Costs Survey shows that the average annual rent for 2018/19 is £6,366, which is up six percent from last year and up a third from 2012/13. However, these rising living costs may be the least of their problems, as a survey from Save the Students suggests that poor living conditions is a growing concern amongst young tenants. Damp walls, rodents and a lack…

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