Renters to outnumber owners in their share of the housing market over the next 15 years. We look at your options if you are one of those still looking to buy.
Some 54% of people expect that, by 2026, more people in the UK will be renting than owning their homes, according to research by residential landlord Grainger.
Nearly three-quarters of those questioned said that owning a home was something to aspire to, but 51% feel there is too much pressure on people to buy.
Worryingly, only 31% of the people quizzed believe that opportunities for first-time buyers will improve over the next few years.