10% renters suffer ill health due to state of property
Research from a YouGov survey has revealed that 10 per cent of 4,544 private renters in England have suffered ill health in the past 12 months because their private rented housing was of a poor state.
Almost half of the respondents to the survey (48%) said they lived in a property with mould and 44% in a home with damp, which can cause health conditions such as asthma and eczema.
Nearly a fifth (19%) lived in accommodation with electrical hazards and 18% reported their homes were infested with animals such as mice, ants and cockroaches.
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