A new study suggests that almost half of all Britons could end up renting for the rest of their lives.
Across the UK there are just over 2.3 million students in higher education studying on a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate, full-time and part-time. Over three-quarters, 1.84 million are students studying on full-time or sandwich courses (often a year in industry or … Continue reading
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has announced that a new £3.8 million fund will help local councils to crack down on rogue landlords; but there’s a catch.
The Residential Landlord Association (RLA) is calling for a new, properly funded housing court to make the process of obtaining justice for landlords and tenants more efficient. But should this become a reality?
A report by mortgage technology provider ‘Mortgage Brain’ shows buy-to-let mortgage costs are falling as lenders compete against each other to offer the cheapest deals.
An independent review into the use and effectiveness of Selective Licensing has seen the suggestion that landlords should be made to sign a national register.
The Government claims the move will be enforced to prevent landlords from evicting tenants unlawfully. Section 21s have long been a safety net for landlords in the event of tenancies turning awry. The Government however are taking a firm stance … Continue reading
The Civil Procedure Rule Committee is consulting on the enforcement of possession orders and the consistency and alignment of procedures carried out in the county court and high court.
One in twelve landlords are unaware of a suite of legislative changes that occurred across the lettings industry in recent years, according to the findings of the English Private Landlord Survey 2018 published in January.
The announcement from the Government outlines plans to introduced a single one-stop method for housing complaints.