30 June 2017
What election? Rents ‘strong and stable’ in May despite political uncertainty
06 July 2015
One of five people vying for selection as Labour’s candidate in the 2016 London Mayoral election says private sector rents can rise – but only in line with the retail price index.
07 May 2015
A Labour-led government would likely hit home owners with a combination of falling house prices and rising interest rates, Zoopla has said.
30 April 2015
Property industry figures opposed to Labour plans to impose three year tenancies and rent caps should lobby candidates in a bid to show the strength of feeling against the proposals.
29 April 2015
Furious reaction to Labour’s political package for the private rented sector continues to pour out from agents
21 April 2015
The Tories appear to have performed a U-turn on their controversial extension of Right to Buy to social housing tenants.
14 April 2015
Labour has set out a three-pronged tenant-friendly but agent- and landlord-hostile policy in its formal manifesto for next month’s election.
26 March 2015
One of the industry’s most respected analysts, Kate Faulkner, says rent controls of the kind proposed by some politicians ahead of the May general election could ultimately lead to rents rising rather than being stabilised or falling.
25 March 2015
Seven in ten letting agents believe that landlords would quit the industry if Labour wins the General Election and implements its plans for the private rented sector.