Helen has been writing about property for many years and as well as writing for LandlordZONE and other property industry titles, has worked for Trinity Mirror’s local newspapers, and started her career at the Brighton Argus.
New licensing application software introduced by Portsmouth City Council has been slammed for being badly written, hard to use and too demanding.
Argyll and Bute councillors have approved a plan to charge a double council tax on second homes.
Haringey Council has urged landlords to share their views on plans for a new additional licensing scheme in the borough.
A continued imbalance between supply and demand is set to grow rents by 6% next year, before hitting an affordability ceiling that will limit growth until 2028.
A landlord who illegally rented out a property for years without planning permission has been ordered to pay £93,000.
Most private landlords think they should be subject to stricter energy efficiency regulations, according to new research.