Ageing in squalor and distress: older people in the private rented sector - Older people who privately rent their homes

This Age UK report revealed the reality of life for people over 65 at the bottom of the private rented sector.

  • The report is based on frequent calls to the charity's advice line about problems with privately rented accommodation
  • Age UK has found that many older private tenants are living in appalling conditions with disinterested landlords and negligent letting agents
  • The number of older people renting in the private sector is set to soar in coming years.