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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. nigellewis67@gmail.com
An in-depth report into the government’s plans to abolish Section 21 evictions claims it will harm the very people the ban hopes to help. The report, commissioned by The Lettings Industry Council (TLIC), predicts...
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has called for a two-year rent freeze in the capital until the Covid pandemic eases during which landlords would be allowed to reduce, but not increase rents. Khan...
The government and the courts have simultaneously published more information on how evictions will work once the current moratorium or stay ends on Sunday. This is all about prioritisation as the tsunami of old...
The Welsh government has announced that landlords will have to wait even longer to evict tenants who have not been paying their rent. Housing minister Julie James (pictured) has revealed that landlords and letting...
Cardiff Council is determined to extend its additional licensing scheme despite strong opposition from the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) and local landlords, 60% of whom believe it shouldn’t be re-declared. The authority introduced...
Commercial landlords are anxiously waiting to discover if the Government intends to extend the evictions ban until the end of the year. The Financial Times quotes Government sources who say it’s preparing to extend the ban...
British Gas engineers found 26,000 unsafe or dangerous gas and electric appliances in UK homes during the first eight months of the year even though, LandlordZONE has been told, this includes rented properties, suggesting many PRS homes...
A new wave of overseas and domestic students have ignored COVID fears to look for digs in central London. Despite concerns that the student market could be heavily impacted this term, estate agent Dexters...
Compulsory regulation of Airbnb short-lets in Scotland is now only 18 months away after the country’s government launched its final consultation on proposals for the controversial housing sector. This will then lead to legislation...
Retail and catering bosses have called on the Government to give them more breathing space, warning that when landlords take back the keys, thousands of sites and jobs will be lost. Retailers have told...