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Student housing sector 'in crisis' warns coalition of providers

Student housing sector 'in crisis' warns coalition of providers

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The Government is doing too little to support the student landlords and many places are short of accommodation for second- and third-year graduates, a new poll has found.

'Hostility to landlords has cost Scotland 22,000 rental properties'

'Hostility to landlords has cost Scotland 22,000 rental properties'

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Almost 22,000 homes may have been lost in Scotland during the last year due to perceived hostility towards landlords and concerns over increasing regulation.

Landlord must pay back £20,000 to posh tenants, says Tribunal

Landlord must pay back £20,000 to posh tenants, says Tribunal

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An absentee landlord who used the excuse of not speaking good English and delegated property management to a family member has been stung with a £20,700 rent repayment order.

Sadiq Khan boosts cash for service that fights evictions

Sadiq Khan boosts cash for service that fights evictions

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has increased his funding to support and advise private renters exploited by rogue landlords and facing illegal eviction.

Landlords falling behind with their mortgage payments, numbers soar

Landlords falling behind with their mortgage payments, numbers soar

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The number of buy to let (BTL) landlords falling into arrears climbed significantly in recent times

HMO software giant 'pockets' Rick Gannon's Go Tenant

HMO software giant 'pockets' Rick Gannon's Go Tenant

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The UK’s leading HMO management software for landlords, COHO, has bought rival Go Tenant for an undisclosed sum.

Chancellor 'preparing tax raid on holiday-let property owners'

Chancellor 'preparing tax raid on holiday-let property owners'

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Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is considering a tax raid on holiday let owners, it emerged over the weekend.

Landlords call on Chancellor to fix LHA gap during Budget

Landlords call on Chancellor to fix LHA gap during Budget

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The NRLA has urged Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to definitively fix the broken housing benefit system by tackling the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) funding gap.

Rental market still 'running hot' says big lettings platform

Rental market still 'running hot' says big lettings platform

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Rents increased in February for only the second time in the last six years as the market continues to run hot.

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Student housing sector 'in crisis' warns coalition of providers

Student housing sector 'in crisis' warns coalition of providers

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The Government is doing too little to support the student landlords and many places are short of accommodation for second- and third-year graduates, a new poll has found.

'Hostility to landlords has cost Scotland 22,000 rental properties'

'Hostility to landlords has cost Scotland 22,000 rental properties'

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Almost 22,000 homes may have been lost in Scotland during the last year due to perceived hostility towards landlords and concerns over increasing regulation.

Landlord must pay back £20,000 to posh tenants, says Tribunal

Landlord must pay back £20,000 to posh tenants, says Tribunal

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An absentee landlord who used the excuse of not speaking good English and delegated property management to a family member has been stung with a £20,700 rent repayment order.

Sadiq Khan boosts cash for service that fights evictions

Sadiq Khan boosts cash for service that fights evictions

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has increased his funding to support and advise private renters exploited by rogue landlords and facing illegal eviction.

Landlords falling behind with their mortgage payments, numbers soar

Landlords falling behind with their mortgage payments, numbers soar

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The number of buy to let (BTL) landlords falling into arrears climbed significantly in recent times

HMO software giant 'pockets' Rick Gannon's Go Tenant

HMO software giant 'pockets' Rick Gannon's Go Tenant

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The UK’s leading HMO management software for landlords, COHO, has bought rival Go Tenant for an undisclosed sum.

Chancellor 'preparing tax raid on holiday-let property owners'

Chancellor 'preparing tax raid on holiday-let property owners'

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Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is considering a tax raid on holiday let owners, it emerged over the weekend.

Landlords call on Chancellor to fix LHA gap during Budget

Landlords call on Chancellor to fix LHA gap during Budget

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The NRLA has urged Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to definitively fix the broken housing benefit system by tackling the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) funding gap.

Rental market still 'running hot' says big lettings platform

Rental market still 'running hot' says big lettings platform

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Rents increased in February for only the second time in the last six years as the market continues to run hot.

'Hostility to landlords has cost Scotland 22,000 rental properties'

'Hostility to landlords has cost Scotland 22,000 rental properties'

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Almost 22,000 homes may have been lost in Scotland during the last year due to perceived hostility towards landlords and concerns over increasing regulation.

Student housing sector 'in crisis' warns coalition of providers

Student housing sector 'in crisis' warns coalition of providers

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The Government is doing too little to support the student landlords and many places are short of accommodation for second- and third-year graduates, a new poll has found.

Landlord must pay back £20,000 to posh tenants, says Tribunal

Landlord must pay back £20,000 to posh tenants, says Tribunal

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An absentee landlord who used the excuse of not speaking good English and delegated property management to a family member has been stung with a £20,700 rent repayment order.

Sadiq Khan boosts cash for service that fights evictions

Sadiq Khan boosts cash for service that fights evictions

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has increased his funding to support and advise private renters exploited by rogue landlords and facing illegal eviction.

Landlords falling behind with their mortgage payments, numbers soar

Landlords falling behind with their mortgage payments, numbers soar

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News
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Opinion
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The number of buy to let (BTL) landlords falling into arrears climbed significantly in recent times

HMO software giant 'pockets' Rick Gannon's Go Tenant

HMO software giant 'pockets' Rick Gannon's Go Tenant

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News
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The UK’s leading HMO management software for landlords, COHO, has bought rival Go Tenant for an undisclosed sum.

Chancellor 'preparing tax raid on holiday-let property owners'

Chancellor 'preparing tax raid on holiday-let property owners'

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Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is considering a tax raid on holiday let owners, it emerged over the weekend.

Landlords call on Chancellor to fix LHA gap during Budget

Landlords call on Chancellor to fix LHA gap during Budget

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The NRLA has urged Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to definitively fix the broken housing benefit system by tackling the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) funding gap.

Rental market still 'running hot' says big lettings platform

Rental market still 'running hot' says big lettings platform

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Rents increased in February for only the second time in the last six years as the market continues to run hot.

Plans to end selective licencing 'concerning' say environmental health chiefs

Plans to end selective licencing 'concerning' say environmental health chiefs

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The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has voiced concern about a new property portal threatening the future of selective licensing.

Unusual rental ad sparks debate over 'lodgers'

Unusual rental ad sparks debate over 'lodgers'

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An advert on Spareroom.com has sparked a debate about the unusual nature of ‘lodgers’ versus ‘tenants’ after a family in London advertised for someone to look after their children, pay rent but only live there during the weekdays.

Rightmove: 'Help landlords pay for energy efficiency upgrades'

Rightmove: 'Help landlords pay for energy efficiency upgrades'

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Rightmove has called for more green home incentives for the private rented sector after its poll showed a big fall in landlords planning to make improvements to their properties.

Gove backs landlords and say he's 'listening to rebel MPs'

Gove backs landlords and say he's 'listening to rebel MPs'

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Michael Gove has voiced his support for landlords and insists he wants to make the Renters (Reform) Bill work for them.

Scots tenants told to confront landlords over rent rises

Scots tenants told to confront landlords over rent rises

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The Scottish government has urged tenants to tackle unfair tenancies before the emergency rent cap and additional evictions protections end on 31st March.

TV investigation warns landlords over title fraud by tenants

TV investigation warns landlords over title fraud by tenants

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Landlords have been warned by a TV programme to watch out for tenants who attempt to steal their properties via title fraud.

Councils call for eviction notice periods to be doubled to four months

Councils call for eviction notice periods to be doubled to four months

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Council leaders are the latest group to lobby Michael Gove over the Renters (Reform) Bill, urging him to extend notice periods for evictions from two to four months.

New amendments to Renters (Reform) Bill published by rebel MPs

New amendments to Renters (Reform) Bill published by rebel MPs

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The group of rebel Tory MPs backing moves to make significant changes to the Renters (Reform) Bill has today published its comprehensive list of amendments, along with the full names of the 49 MPs within the group (see list at end).

Report questions council's 'ringfencing' claim for landlord fees

Report questions council's 'ringfencing' claim for landlord fees

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A financial report has revealed Nottingham Council’s struggle to keep money raised from selective licensing ring-fenced.

'Court reform delays mean binnng Section 21 must be reconsidered'

'Court reform delays mean binnng Section 21 must be reconsidered'

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The Government has delayed its already-announced reforms of the courts, making it even less likely that the UK’s County Courts will be ready to take on the extra work created by banning Section 21 evictions, it has been claimed.

Rebel MPs on brink of 'pro-landlord' changes to reform bill

Rebel MPs on brink of 'pro-landlord' changes to reform bill

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The Government has taken on board a list of changes to the Renters (Reform) Bill requested by some 50 rebel Tory MPs, it has been reported

BLOG: When landlords talk to their MPs, politicians listen

BLOG: When landlords talk to their MPs, politicians listen

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The anticipation surrounding the Renters (Reform) Bill has remained a constant topic recently, with discussions over the timing of the abolition of Section 21 constantly fluctuating.

Minister admits 'errors' within identity system for overseas tenants

Minister admits 'errors' within identity system for overseas tenants

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The Government has admitted that the issuing of Biometric Residence Permits (BRPs), which are used by non-UK citizens to prove they have a right to rent properties, has been taking too long.

Landord fined £1.4m and has rental property confiscated

Landord fined £1.4m and has rental property confiscated

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An absentee landlord has been stung with a £1.44 million penalty after he continually broke planning rules in a decade-long stand-off with Ealing Council.

Report urges Labour to spend £11.8bn on affordable rented homes

Report urges Labour to spend £11.8bn on affordable rented homes

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Building 90,000 social homes a year will end the housing emergency and pay for itself within three years due to the wider economic benefits, according to a study by Shelter and the National Housing Federation.

ADVICE: How to deal with tenants who fake tenancy applications

ADVICE: How to deal with tenants who fake tenancy applications

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Tom Entwistle passes on some thoughts on dealing with tenant selection and securing a good tenant-letting in the current economic climate