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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...
According to reports by the Sunday Times, campaign groups are blaming government ministers for failing to act to prevent a predictable "social disaster”. They claim that the government is about to break its promise that “no one...
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,...
A well-known landlord and businessman who appeared in Channel 4’s Secret Millionaire TV series has fallen foul of the government’s Covid evictions ban, with a cost currently running at £60,000 lost rent excluding lawyers' fees.
The National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) is urging the Welsh Government to reconsider its newly announced six-month notice period for possession, to save the private rented sector from further damage. Landlords in Wales were...
A new programme coming soon to BBC2 television describes the outstanding developments taking place in this northern city which has become unrecognisable from its former self over the last 60 years or so. Describing...
New students at London universities who want the luxury of sleeping in might be shocked to find they’ll need to fork out nearly £3,000 a month for the privilege. Research by Spotahome found that...
The government has finally revealed more details of its Green Homes Grant scheme, which will give landlords and home owners significant public funds to improve their properties. Announced on 9th July by Chancellor Rishi...