Housing crisis forcing families to rent


One in four households in Wales could be living in rented accommodation by 2025, it is predicted.

Independent housing consultant Tamsin Stirling says hundreds of thousands of young families who cannot afford to become homeowners face an insecure future.

She examined the issue for BBC Wales' Week In Week Out programme.

Figures reveal the percentage of people renting has doubled in recent years from 7% to 14%.

Jane Harvey reports.

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