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While retail landlords, the likes of Land Securities and Hammerson, have struggled to collect their rents since the outbreak of the pandemic earlier this year, and the collapse in property values and their market capitalisations has been...
Local councils paid private landlords, letting agents and companies 87% of their temporary accommodation budget for homeless households in 2019/20. New Government figures show that councils spent almost £1.2 billion providing temporary accommodation for these households between April 2019 and March 2020 - up...
Rents will continue to fall until 2022 as tenants’ reduced incomes and less stock continues to impact the sector. Hamptons International says the UK will see a modest 1% drop in rents this year...
Liberal Democrat housing spokesperson Baroness Grender and Labour peer Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede have secured time in the Lords tomorrow afternoon during which they will try and block the resumption of evictions in England.
The number landlord mortgages available for holidays lets has increased by a quarter in just a month as lenders re-enter the market with a vengeance as landlords invest heavily in the staycation boom-prompted Airbnb/short lets sector.
Landlords are hoping that the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) will see sense and improve the much-criticised Alternative Payment Arrangements (APAs) used within the Universal Credit system, it has been claimed. This follows...
Housing campaign group Generation Rent has labelled new Civil Procedure rules inadequate and wants Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick to explain how they’ll protect renters once the eviction ban is lifted on 24th August. Along...
Landlords are very unlikely to face prosecution for leaving tenants in cold and draughty homes, according to new research into energy efficiency regulations designed to protect renters across England and Wales. Fewer than 6%...
A leading Leeds landlord who rewarded his tidy student tenants with a bonus says he’s overwhelmed by the positive response after one of their grateful tweets went viral. John Falkingham, who’s run Falham Properties...
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.