December 9, 2015: Pascoe Pleasence, Nigel Balmer, Catrina Denvir
Study shows that people living in rented accommodation are twice as likely to experience some kinds of non-housing-related legal problems as those living in other types of housing.
The Legal Education Foundation has funded a study comparing the legal difficulties experienced by people living in rented accommodation with those who live in their own homes or rent free.
Key Findings include:
These findings are drawn from a larger study funded by the Foundation entitled ‘How People Understand and Interact with the Law’. ‘How People Understand and Interact with the Law’ reports on the findings of a national survey that explored public understanding of the law across a range of civil law problems. Both the full report and a summary Research Insights document are available to download here.
To download the Research Insights and Research report for ‘The Legal Problems of Renters’ please use the buttons below.
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