Landlord Confidence Index Archive

About the Landlord Confidence Index

The Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) summarises in infographic form how the key influences and policies which impact on the supply side of the PRS feed through into market confidence and psychology.    

The data is captured quarterly and builds into a unique barometer of landlord sentiment and concerns.

Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) no.11: 2021 Q3

The Quarter 3 survey of landlord confidence shows an increase above the previous quarter's then-record level of confidence. This quarter, it has been an increase in confidence among landlords with London-based portfolio which has propelled the index. HOWEVER - confidence is still negative across the country (with the exception of the South West which recorded the first ever 'neutral' score).

Landlord Confidence Index Nick Clay 25/10/2021
Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) no.11: 2021 Q3

Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.10: 2021 Q2

The 2021 Qtr2 survey shows a marked upturn in confidence from the previous quarter. Confidence is increasing across England and Wales, this quarter saw the highest ever national confidence score. Confidence in Yorkshire & the Humber attained the first net-positive score.

Landlord Confidence Index Aidan Crehan 05/08/2021
Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.10: 2021 Q2

Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.9: 2021 Q1

The 2021 Qtr1 survey shows a marked upturn in confidence from the previous quarter. Confidence is increasing across England and Wales: in London however, the increase could at best be described as marginal. Both the West Midalnds and the South West have seen surges in confidence. Over 85% of landlords reported as either having frozen or reduced rents over the last twelve months.

Landlord Confidence Index Nick Clay 18/05/2021
Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.9: 2021 Q1

Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.8: 2020 Q4

This is the Quarter 4 Landlord Confidence Index (LCI). This quarter there was a slight pick up in confidence in a number of regions - most notably the East Midlands and Yorkshire and the Humber. Once again confidence is noticably lower in London. Inner London, along with Wales has seen confidence fall steadily since Quarter 2.

Landlord Confidence Index Nick Clay 17/02/2021
Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.8: 2020 Q4

Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.7: 2020 Q3

This is the Quarter 3 Landlord Confidence Index (LCI). Over 2,000 landlords participated in this research. The fragile confidence returning to landlords in the previous quarter appears short lived. As with the previous quarter, confidence is noticably low in London.

Landlord Confidence Index Nick Clay 29/10/2020
Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.7: 2020 Q3