Analysis of current trends in the rental accommodation market for students
The paper concludes that a significant share of students experience fuel poverty and sophisticated social intervention and social innovation should be adopted to address this. Understanding the contextual situation of privately rented accommodation in the seven SAVES 2 countries can enable the identification of specific recommendations to help reduce the exposure of students to fuel poverty. Stakeholders should work together to increase awareness among students of the benefits of energy efficiency. It is time that the widespread cultural expectation that it is acceptable for students to live in poor housing conditions is challenged. We should be encouraging everyone to shape our common eco-friendly energy efficient future.