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Nigel Lewis

Nigel Lewis
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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. nigeljameslewis@hotmail.com
The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) has managed to pressure the Home Office into publishing a statement setting out the equality impacts of the EU Settlement scheme, which landlords will have to help enforce.
Landlords are hoping that the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) will see sense and improve the much-criticised Alternative Payment Arrangements (APAs) used within the Universal Credit system, it has been claimed. This follows...
A rental property platform founder who believes in his service so much he bought a lettings agency to gain access to its landlords to be guinea pigs is now offering larger portfolio landlords a chance to trial...
Claims by housing groups such as Shelter and Generation Rent that England faces an evictions ‘tsunami’ at the end of this month are significantly wide of the mark, research by a leading industry accreditation scheme has revealed.
Landlords are in the thick of it this summer as the end of the eviction ban looms and red tape, taxation and costs ramp up on a local and national level. So what does...
Homeless charity Shelter is urging the Government to scrap the benefits cap for at least the duration of the pandemic after new DWP statistics revealed that more than 150,000 households have been hit by it – a...
An HMRC campaign to encourage landlords to voluntarily disclose any tax they owe on their rental properties has only managed to recoup a small percentage of its original target. Announced in 2013, the let...
The extend to which Covid is changing commercial landlords is revealed today after debt-ridden shopping centre giant Hammerson announced it is to introduce a new leasing structure to include more flexible leases, establish a new more affordable...
The economic challenges of the Covid crisis have yet to force down rents outside London, latest figures from the Homelet Rental Index covering July show. The average rent for a new or renewed tenancy...
Enforcement of the private rental market in England is a patchwork of different approaches and needs a significant shake-up, a panel of experts has warned. Their report, Improving Compliance with Private Rented Sector Legislation,...