English Housing Survey: The rise of Generation Rent and workers relying on housing benefit
Every year, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) carries out its English Housing Survey. Researchers look at the statistics to discover trends and changes in England's housing market, from social renting to home ownership. And the 2014/15 survey is now out. Here are the eye-catching findings.
I see repeatedly remarks along the lines suggesting that folks with mortgages (especially large ones) are 'renting from the bank. This practice comes across as if the writer has a big chip on their shoulder because they themselves do not have the burden of owning property are not owners, but think that property owners see themselves as 'superior- in some unknown way, to renters.
This belief is garbage.
While undoubtedly there are some 'owners' that consider themselves 'superior' to renters,