More people across the borough of Warrington are choosing to rent now compared to over a decade ago.
The figures have massively increased from the 2021 census. As an online housing campaign group requested the Government to carry through the promise of a better deal for private tenants.
The national statistics show 13,773 households were renting privately in Warrington when the census was carried out in March 2021-15.2 per cent of the 90,538 households in the area.
The share has increased over the past decade, with 11.2 per cent of households being private renters at the time of the previous census. March 2011.
In 2011, There were 3.9 million private renters in England, with this number rapidly increasing to 5 million.
A recent interview with the deputy director of the housing campaign explained tenants are paying high rents to private landlords face a much greater risk of living in a poor-quality home and live with the uncertainty of eviction at short notice.
He explained that the Government is yet to introduce a legalisation to properly support private tenants, but it has been recently recognised to abolish ‘no fault’ evictions.
Separate figures also show private rent in the northwest was £585 a month as of March 2021 – up 18.2 per cent from £495 in June 2011.
Homelessness charity named ‘Shelter’ explained the only lasting solution to the housing crisis is to build more social homes, However, there is a list of more than a million households for social housing across England, saying that social housing is lost every year to sales and demolitions.