There is growing concern that a government-backed Private Members’ Bill, attempting to outlaw so-called ‘revenge evictions’, may lack the evidence to justify a change in the law.
A council has prosecuted a private landlord for the third time in two years for breaches of the Housing Act 2004 and failures to propery manage HMOs.
A tenant has been ordered to pay almost £11,000 after trying to private let a housing association property on which he already owed £3,000 in unpaid rent.
easyProperty, which launches today after months of anticipation within the industry, says it will ultimately expand to handle room rentals as well as its current lettings offering.
A sweet-toothed lettings agent has been sacked after being caught on camera stealing a bar of chocolate from a property he was showing to prospective tenants.
Proposals by Labour to move towards longer tenancies of two or possibly three years may lead to a mass sell-off of properties owned by small-scale buy to let landlords, under pressure from their mortgage lenders.
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is tomorrow launching easyProperty at London’s Natural History Museum - and he’s doing it next to dinosaurs.
The government has announced three new Build To Rent schemes in its programme to have 10,000 new BTR private rental homes completed by the end of 2015.