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.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

Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) no.6: 2020 Q2

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.

Landlord Confidence Index Nick Clay 08/09/2020
Landlord Confidence Index (LCI) no.6: 2020 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

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