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Whether you're writing specifically about flatsharing or looking at the wider picture around renting, housing and the changing way we live, SpareRoom can help.

We've got over 16 years experience in the flatshare market so can supply stats, comment and case studies as well as expert opinion and insights.

Just email us and let us know how we can help - we can also add you to our press release list pressspareroom.co.uk

For more background on SpareRoom see how we started.

Our team

SpareRoom founder Rupert Hunt

Rupert Hunt Founder & CEO

Rupert founded SpareRoom in 2004. He's a passionate advocate of flatsharing and believes living with the right people beats living on your own any day. In 2016 he used SpareRoom to find two housemates to share his 300 year old London townhouse with 'pay what you can afford' rent and filmed the results for a YouTube series.

Communications Director Matt Hutchinson

Matt Hutchinson Communications Director

Matt has been SpareRoom's media spokesperson since 2007 and regularly provides comment and opinion on renting, sharing and housing for the UK and US media. He spearheaded SpareRoom's six year Raise the Roof campaign, which led directly to the UK government encouraging more homeowners to rent out their empty bedrooms to combat the housing crisis.

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Press releases

Looking for data for your latest story on renting or the housing crisis? Check out SpareRoom’s quarterly Rental Index reports here.

SpareRoom is the biggest UK flatsharing site

Mirror.co.uk

An easy, hassle-free way to advertise and help you pick the right person

confused.com

One of the best flatmate and house share websites available... very easy to use and has thousands (if not millions) of users so the choice is endless

whatsgoodontheweb.co.uk

Spareroom, the UK’s biggest flatshare website

The Guardian

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