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Nigel Lewis is a property writer and editor with a 27-year track record working for national newspapers, magazines, websites and also leading content media agencies and portals. nigellewis67@gmail.com
The government has rebuffed calls for the law to be altered to make it easier for landlords to accept tenants with pets. Housing minister Eddie Hughes at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and...
Former shadow chancellor John McDonnell has called for a year-long rent freeze to combat rising energy bills and the universal credit payment cut. It follows the latest Household Resilience Study that shows 7% of...
Campaigners hoping to persuade ministers to make it easier for landlords to accept tenants with pets have been marking the death of 'staunch supporter' and politician David Amess. The 69-year-old Southend West MP died...
The Scottish government has revised its planned licensing scheme for short term lets after concerns were raised by the sector during a consultation earlier this year. In February, it passed legislation designed to make...
James Brokenshire, a former housing minister in the Theresa May's government, has died after a long battle with cancer. He served as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government from 2018 to 2019.
Scottish landlords have until 2028 to meet energy efficiency standards but can access interest-free loans of up to £15,000 to help them spread the cost. The Scottish government has published its Heat In Building...
The Welsh Conservative spokesperson for housing, Janet Finch-Saunders (pictured), has urged its Labour government to consider setting up a dedicated housing tribunal for Wales to address a fundamental lack of faith in the present court system.
Property platform Clooper has officially launched an energy switching service that landlords can offer tenants looking to save money as the UK energy sector is thrown into disarray by rising gas prices. Clooper Switch...
A despairing landlord has finally managed to evict a rogue tenant who managed to disrupt the court process by more than a year after claiming he had Covid four times. He’s now more than...
London Assembly’s housing committee has called on the government to raise the cost cap of upgrading rented properties for landlords to £10,000. Under Domestic Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) Regulations, landlords currently don’t have...