21 April 2016
Housing minister Brandon Lewis has backed the raft of measures seen by many as anti-buy to let, including the restriction on mortgage interest tax relief for landlords, on the curtailed wear and tear allowance and on the three per cent stamp duty surcharge.
25 January 2016
Extra funding to the tune of £5m to help a number of councils deal rogue landlords has received only a cautious welcome from the body representing local authorities.
17 August 2015
Housing minister Brandon Lewis has backtracked on suggestions that the government may introduce longer standard tenancy agreements in the private rental sector.
03 July 2015
Housing minister Brandon Lewis has been accused of talking “a load of waffle” by one of his predecessors.
15 May 2015
The Association of Residential Letting Agents is the latest industry voice to say that Brandon Lewis, the newly-reappointed housing minister, should have a place in cabinet because of the importance of his job.