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.
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.
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.
This is the Quarter 2 Landlord Confidence Index. It shows landlord confidence remains low, but with a slight recovery from the previous quarter.
It seems that many landlords are opting to freeze rents in the present economic climate. For the next twelve months many landlords are adopting a "wait and see" stance on the future of the PRS.
This is the Quarter 1 Landlord Confidence Index. It considers the motivations, behaviours and key decsisions landlords are taking.
It provides a barometer of supply side confidence in the Private Rented Sector.
Whilst the 2019 Q4 Landlords' Confidence Index (LCI) shows some improvement in optimism, it is relative. The proportion of landlords feeling less optimistic continues to be greater than those feeling more optimistic. 2019 was a year in which landlords took a battering from the legislature, and 2020 is not yet likely to offer any respite.