Judith Wilson - who with husband Fergus is believed to be the country’s wealthiest private landlord - has been ordered to pay more than £3,000 in overdue council tax.
The Residential Landlords Association has welcomed calls by MPs and peers to hold off on new legislation to restrict so-called revenge evictions.
A landlord has been fined £6,000 for failing to register what has been described as a “filthy” Brighton property as a house in multiple occupation.
Foxtons is joining the London Rental Standard scheme, the voluntary standards guide set up by the capital’s mayor, Boris Johnson.
The head of a prominent regional letting agency has described Agents’ Mutual’s new portal as being led by a “cartel of industry organisations” who “don’t seem to believe in free markets” and whose actions will lead to the strengthening of power with Rightmove.
A newspaper has branded a Conservative MP as “the friend of the rogue landlord” because he deliberately “talked out” a proposal to stop so-called revenge evictions, when rogue landlords evicting tenants asking for basic repairs.
The recent flurry of surveys concerning rogue landlords, problem tenants and properties in poor condition simply serve to show the importance of quality letting agents, says Leaders.
Enfield Council in north London has now said it will appeal against the High Court’s decision to quash its additional and selective licensing scheme - the first victory for landlords in the recent sagas of local authority licensing initiatives.
The Build To Rent initiative - whereby financial and other institutions bank-roll the building of blocks of apartments and then keep ownership and manage the letting of individual units - has taken a huge step forward with the ‘unlocking’ of £3.5 billion of funding.