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Landlords believe the government’s rent payment packaged for private tenants is not fit for purpose and is a failed system, MPs have been told. The comments were made via video link by NRLA chief...
The owners of an unhygienic and unlicensed HMO in East London have been slapped with a Rent Repayment Order totalling nearly £9,000. Mohammed Tayab Miah and Rana Miah Begum – who had an agreement...
A rogue property developer who conned investors out of £13 million through a Ponzi scheme has been disqualified from being a company director. Mitchell Mallin, 34, from Chelmsford, ran Essex and London Properties Limited,...
Airbnb is calling for a national register for the short-term lets sector following its nationwide consultation involving tourism bosses and local community leaders. The ‘white paper’ suggests operators should have a registration number from...
Following the introduction of new energy efficiency standards on 1st of June 2020, local authorities are being tasked with identifying still underperforming properties. For some time now residential landlords in England and Wales...
A new online initiative aims to help students reject traditional student digs in favour of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) has slammed private landlords. Student Roost says students moving into their first or second year...
Nearly a fifth of landlords have lost tenants directly due to the government’s new low deposit mortgage scheme, according to the latest National Landlord Index. The survey quizzed 200 landlords, 17% of whom were...
Jersey could adopt a ‘lighter touch’ landlord licensing scheme if lawmakers approve revamped plans for the private rented sector. States members (pictured) rejected a licensing scheme in September that would have charged all landlords to...
A rogue letting and management firm has been fined more than £21,000 for running a dirty and dangerous HMO. Mecca Properties in Manchester had appealed the penalty but a First Tier Tribunal upheld the...
A landlord’s generous offer to pay his tenants’ deposit so they can buy their home could have costly conditions attached, warns one mortgage broker. It follows LandlordZONE’s story about Nottingham landlord Mick Roberts who...