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Student Accommodation Research: HMO Rental Growth

Posted by Richard Ward

With HMO being released for the 2023-24 lettings cycle, the StuRents team has analysed rents to provide an early indication as to rental growth.

Students in Durham Sleep on Streets to Secure Housing

Posted by Calum Martin in

Students at the University of Durham have resorted to sleeping outside of letting agents in order to secure housing for the 2023/24 academic year.

UCAS Clearance Courses Data Insights

Posted by Calum Martin in ,

UCAS has opened its clearing process for 2022, revealing insights into which courses and institutions have the highest availability.

Birmingham Housing Scheme Secures £24m Funding

Posted by Calum Martin in

A purpose-built student accommodation scheme in Birmingham has received funding from a Singaporean construction group.

CIA Insurance Reveals best UK Cities for Landlords

Posted by Calum Martin

CIA Insurance has conducted research on the 164 higher education institutions in the UK, revealing the most profitable cities for student landlords.

Student Housing Portfolio Acquired by Brookfield

Posted by Calum Martin in ,

Brookfield has completed the purchased of a £94m purpose-built student accommodation profile in the UK from IP Investment Management and Glenmore

Student Portfolio Goes up For Sale

Posted by Richard Ward in

A student accommodation portfolio containing assets in Durham, Southampton and Exeter has been put up for sale.

Will Mount Oswald Scheme be Built?

Posted by Richard Ward

Plans are still on the table to build an additional 850 purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) beds in Durham.

Student Accommodation Research: Q1-2021 Market Update

Posted by Richard Ward

In Q1-2021 (Oct-Dec) lettings activity was strongest for 6-bed properties and clusters. Meanwhile, planning application activity rebounded in the last three months of 2020, albeit the downward trend persists.

Durham SU Criticised for Advertising Unaffordable Housing

Posted by Richard Ward in

Durham's SU has been criticised for advertising private student accommodation this term and a motion has been submitted to end the promotion of unaffordable housing.