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Record rent rises revealed by latest official PRS data

Record rent rises revealed by latest official PRS data

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UK rents increased by 6.2% in the year to December 2023 - the joint highest annual percentage change since 2016.

Landlords forced to take a hit on costs by asking lower rents

Landlords forced to take a hit on costs by asking lower rents

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More landlords are being forced to reduce advertised rents in the cost-of-living crisis.

The war on landlords: are these “bogeymen” to blame for the housing crisis?

The war on landlords: are these “bogeymen” to blame for the housing crisis?

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Are landlords to blame for our housing crisis, or are they on the receiving end of a very raw deal?

Ballooning rents 'entirely the Government's fault', says leading figure

Ballooning rents 'entirely the Government's fault', says leading figure

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A leading figure in the property world has pinned the blame for the UK’s rocketing rent rises on the Government, claiming that it’s absurd to accuse landlords and letting agents of profiteering from huge demand.

Big landlord: 'Allowing competitive bidding is understandable'

Big landlord: 'Allowing competitive bidding is understandable'

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Nottingham benefits landlord Mick Roberts has robustly defended those landlords who get involved in a bidding war during an interview on 5 Live’s breakfast show.

Rising UK rents forecast to break records

Rising UK rents forecast to break records

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A continued imbalance between supply and demand is set to grow rents by 6% next year, before hitting an affordability ceiling that will limit growth until 2028.

Landlords warm to tougher energy rules - but need more help

Landlords warm to tougher energy rules - but need more help

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Most private landlords think they should be subject to stricter energy efficiency regulations, according to new research.

Rents racing away including record 6.8% jump in London

Rents racing away including record 6.8% jump in London

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Private rental prices paid by tenants in the UK rose by 6.1% during the 12 months to October 2023, up from 5.7% during the 12 months to September 2023, ONS data shows.

Scottish eviction law continues to hamper PRS growth

Scottish eviction law continues to hamper PRS growth

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Investors are losing confidence in the Scottish PRS, while rent caps and increased construction costs are halting rental developments, says one property solicitor.