The Higher Education Policy Institute has published a new report on the burgeoning student accommodation sector.
Student Accommodation: The Facts (HEPI Analytical Paper 2) by Sarah Jones and Martin Blakey shows 1.2 million students rent their housing, split between university-provided accommodation (28%), private purpose-built student accommodation (27%) and shared student houses (45%).
The report explains:
- how student accommodation has changed since previous generations of students were at university;
- how current regulations add cost without stopping the most pressing challenges; and
- how to make accommodation more responsive to the needs of students …