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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. nigeljameslewis@hotmail.com
The impact of the lockdown on household finances including rent payments has been revealed by a new report published this morning by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). It says there was an 11%...
A joint campaign by the National Residential Landlords Association and Landlord Action is today urging readers to lobby their local MP and impress on them the huge problems created by the government recently extended evictions ban.
The pandemic has exposed an over-reliance on private landlords’ goodwill to meet the country’s housing needs, says Generation Rent’s new director Baroness Alicia Kennedy, who also says her organisation will be working harder to persuade more local...
Commercial landlords are even worse off this quarter as swathes of retail chains across the UK are either withholding payment or only paying part of their rent. New figures from Re-Leased show that landlords...
A survey of letting agencies has revealed that many believe that the private rental market will take a while to adjust to the ‘new normal’ as agents, tenants and landlords get used to renting homes during the...
The Government has urged landlords to consider whether they’re treating student tenants fairly by continuing to charge them for empty accommodation. It’s a change to the previous stance adopted back in April, when Housing...
Paul Shamplina is one of 11 speakers at the industry’s first totally virtual conference to take place during the crisis, on July 1st. The Virtual Property Exhibition is being organised by high-profile property investment...
Pro-tenant group Generation Rent has appointed a campaigning Labour peer as its new director who’s promising to give tenants a stronger voice. Serving life peer Alicia Kennedy has resigned the Labour whip and will...
Tenancy deposit scheme Ome also says that disputes over rental deposits have decreased by 15% in England so far this year, signalling “a more harmonious relationship between landlords and tenants” it claims. Ome found...
Figures published in today’s Daily Telegraph claiming there are nearly 2,500 evictions involving non-payment of rent stuck in the system totalling £3 million are a significant under estimation of the problem, LandlordZONE can reveal.