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Victory! Landlord challenges council’s £54,000 benefit overpayment bill

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A London landlord is celebrating after successfully challenging a £54,500 Housing Benefit overpayment bill from his council. The demand...

Landlord tackles benefits minister over Universal Credit payments problems

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Experienced benefits landlord Mick Roberts (main pic, right) is despairing after a DWP minister gave him incorrect information about a long-standing payment...

Rent-to-rent tenants face ‘scandalous’ Universal Credit clawback, it is reported

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Sub-letting tenants who started receiving Universal Credit during the pandemic are fighting repayment requests from the Department of Work and Pensions.

Autumn Budget 2021: Support for lowest-paid tenants but also landlords hit...

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak has cut the amount the government claws back from workers who receive Universal Credit (UC) top-ups from 63p to...

WARNING: 100,000 tenants to face rent arrears as triple whammy hits...

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More than 100,000 low-income renters on Universal Credit in England will be at least two months behind on their rent after the...

LATEST: Universal Credit rent payments to come ‘with strings’ for landlords...

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Labour’s shadow housing minister Lucy Powell (pictured) has warned private landlords that her party would put them under greater scrutiny to ensure...

Landlords join 100 groups calling on Boris to U-turn on £20-a-week...

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The National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) has joined forces with Generation Rent and Shelter to urge the government not to go ahead...

Tenants on benefits ‘being pushed into poverty’ by government cuts’ –...

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Increasing numbers of tenants in receipt of benefits are being pushed into poverty, problem debt and homelessness, an alliance of landlords, tenants,...

Problems loom for ‘rent-to-rent’ as DWP demands Covid cash back

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People in receipt of Universal Credit renting in properties via ‘rent-to-rent’ arrangements face being asked to repay back-dated housing payments due to...

Landlords face ‘failed system’ when renting to tenants on Universal Credit,...

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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...