20 September 2017
Labour wants councils to have more powers over private rental sector
18 November 2015
Local authorities that charge landlords for licences solely to collect information on the number of landlords in an area have been sharply criticised.
20 April 2015
Local councils are offering landlords cash payments of up to £4,000 to accommodate homeless families as a shortage of social housing means authorities have to “court the private sector with taxpayer-funded incentives.”
26 February 2015
Two councils which have – so far – not gone along the licensing route, appear to have successfully stepped up their efforts in the private rented sector.