A local authority has won government support to restrict To Let signs across large parts of a city in a move which could encourage other councils to do the same.
A rogue landlord has been fined more than £30,000 after letting a house that was described as having the potential to have killed his tenants and which contained a bedroom with a ceiling less than four feet high.
A landlord has been fined £11,900 for operating two Houses in Multiple Occupation which were unlicensed for 18 months in one case and three years in another.
A landlord risked the lives of a young mother and her child by providing a dangerous gas oven installed in the house he rented to them a court has heard.
Lomond Capital has secured a significant foothold in Birmingham with the acquisition of John Shepherd Lettings and its 1,050 unit portfolio.
Leaders’ latest acquisition has given the group its 85th branch and its first chance to tenjoy the lucrative Oxford lettings market.
After scores of councils across the country have introduced selective licensing, one has bucked the trend and after extensive consultation decided against such a regime.
Banning letting agents levying fees on tenants and extra tax breaks for landlords who sign up for a national accreditation scheme have been proposed by Chartered Institute of Housing.
"The Association of Residential Letting Agents’ latest TV campaign begins this evening with advertisement slots in the Midlands, north east and south west regions.
One of the country’s largest surveys of landlords shows that over half of them would never use an online letting agent over a traditional high street agent.