Why are there so few homes to rent? Zoopla's research chief explains...


'The UK's private rental market is going through a period of rationalisation and consolidation after more than a decade of very rapid growth up until 2016,' says Richard Donnell. 'The worst is probably over but there is further to run as landlords re-evaluate their strategies for investing.'

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Richard Donnell

Executive Director - Research at Zoopla

Richard heads up the Research and Insight team at Zoopla. A regular face in national media, Richard has spent his career advising businesses and the government on all aspects of the housing market. He's best known for providing simple, insightful commentary and honest advice.

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