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.5: 2020 Q1

This survey looks at the experiences of landlords who let property to tenants who claim Universal Credit (UC). It shows that the experience of landlords in navigating the UC system remains problematic.The system, and not the client, is often the cause of rent arrears.

Landlord Confidence Index Nick Clay 01/05/2020
Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) no.5: 2020 Q1

Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.4: 2019 Q4

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.

Landlord Confidence Index Nick Clay 12/02/2020
Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.4: 2019 Q4

Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.3: 2019 Q3

This is the first full edition of the RLA's Landlord Confidence Index (LCI). The LCI provides a snapshot of the actions and likely future response of landlords to the current market environment. The LCI is drawn from a national (England & Wales) survey of around 2,000 landlords.

Landlord Confidence Index Nick Clay 19/11/2019
Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.3: 2019 Q3

Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.2: 2019 Q2

This is a full draft version of the forthcoming Landlords' Confidence Index (LCI). It aims to provide a snapshot of Landlord confidence. It is being produced at a time when landlords face pressure from governments. Tax changes, regulation change and the threat of adverse legal reforms are now threatening the supply of homes in the Private rented Sector.

Landlord Confidence Index Nick Clay 10/09/2019
Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.2: 2019 Q2

Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.1: 2019 Q1

This is the first Landlord Confidence Index (LCI). It is drawn from our quarterly survey series - State of the PRS. It provides a snapshot of landlords current atitudes, motivations and behaviours in respect of their landlord business and the Private Rented Sector (PRS) in general.

Landlord Confidence Index Nick Clay 30/06/2019
Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) No.1: 2019 Q1