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Half of babies start life in rented accommodation.

Half of babies start life in rented accommodation.

Almost half of the babies born in the UK are starting their lives in rented accommodation, according to a housing report from an insurance firm.

The Royal London says it is the first time in almost six decades a child is as likely to be born into a rented home, rather than owner-occupied.

Families with children privately renting have risen by 94% in a decade.

Becky O'Connor of Royal London says renting is "increasingly impossible to escape from" for young families.

The analysis shows how the so-called "generation rent" is becoming "generation parent", with 49.2% of children born to families who are renting, according to figures for 2016-17.

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