Retirees make £100k by renting out a spare room

Emma Woollacott
Master bedroom with view and hardwood floors.
Master bedroom with view and hardwood floors.

The number of older people advertising rooms to let has shot up in the last two years, with many netting more than £100,000 in rent during their retirement.

According to agency Spareroom.co.uk, the biggest rise is amongst 55 to 64-year-olds, with the number renting out a room rising by 93 percent in just two years.

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