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Landlord leader Ben Beadle has joined the chorus of calls urging Touchstone Education to show compassion to a sick woman fighting the property training firm for a refund. The woman paid Touchstone £13,000 but...
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new package of business support measures to boost the economy when the furlough scheme ends in October. This should be good news for landlords, whose tenants are likely...
Another Welsh politician has waded into the debate over the proliferation of Airbnbs in the country, calling for them to be banned. Plaid Cymru’s candidate for Aberconwy in next year’s Senedd election, Cynghorydd Llanrwst councillor...
With Britain at a critical stage in the COVID-19 pandemic, facing a very challenging winter, local housing officers are predicting that some landlords will increasingly take the law into their own hands. They are using forced evictions...
Governments have an unerring knack for making relatively simple situations complex, and the current evictions ban is no exception. So landlords can be forgiven if they feel bewildered by...
A peer hoping to extend the notice period to six months for all tenants who have faced eviction since the Coronavirus pandemic began, rather than just those served notice after August, has lost her bid during a...
Housing minister Christopher Pincher has rejected calls from MPs to extend the evictions ban and give tenants more financial support.   Responding to urgent Parliamentary questions kicked off by Tim Farron, the Lib Dem...
Evictions expert and TV star Paul Shamplina says landlords must wake up to the reality of the clogged courts system as possessions and other housing cases re-start following the end of the stay on court hearings.
Is it right that a minor error in a notice should invalidate it, even if a reasonable recipient, by using common sense, is easily able to interpret the intended meaning? This was the question posed in an...
Scammers are taking advantage of the increase in virtual viewings to con would-be renters into paying for non-existent properties. North Yorkshire police report that they’re dealing with growing complaints from people who’ve handed over...