Lets allowing Pets - homes for the future!
To celebrate National Pet Month we review an article from Property Reporter on rental properties that allow pets.
Rental accommodation, and the profile of those who live in it, is undergoing a fundamental change in the UK. Once shunned by private landlords, pets are increasingly being welcomed into rental homes, with contemporary developments even making considerations for them as part of their design.
As such, in celebration of National Pet Month (1st April - 7th May 2018), Atlas Residential's Operations Director, Stephanie Smith looks at how creature companions are impacting the planning and delivery of build to rent services.
Earlier this year, the Labour party made headlines when they pledged to do more to help home owners keep their pets when moving into rental accommodation. The move follows a surge in demand from residents to be allowed pets in their rental homes.
Build to rent owners and operators like Atlas Residential understand that the increase in demand for pet-friendly rental homes is a natural consequence of the shifting profile of renters in the UK who are looking for a more complete, long term lifestyle.
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