08 October 2020
ARLA Propertymark has welcomed the creation of a financial lifeline for tenants in Wales in arrears because of Coronavirus.
17 August 2020
The campaigning pressure group Generation Rent has returned to the battle to win an extension to the current evictions ban in England.
10 June 2020
The managing director of an insurer and legal services supplier to the lettings industry has accused some tenants of using the Coronavirus as an excuse to not pay their rent.
26 March 2020
The landlords’ newly-merged trade body has renewed its call for the government to do more to help the private rental sector during the Coronavirus crisis.
13 February 2020
Agents have come out fighting against a proposal being considered in one part of the UK to triple the time to remove a tenant via the eviction process from two to six months.
29 January 2020
The Association of Residential Letting Agents says the number of tenants successfully negotiating rent reductions has hit an all time low – another likely manifestation of landlords’ resolve after the fees ban.
17 October 2019
One of the country’s leading lettings experts has outlined why the government is wrong to suggest that Section 8 powers could be used by landlords instead of Section 21.
15 October 2019
Government plans to end so-called ‘no fault’ evictions may backfire and not improve tenants’ security at all.
10 October 2019
Two housing charities have called for the government to invest more in housing benefit so it rises in line with private rental growth.
14 June 2019
Whirlpool has been ordered to recall 500,000 tumble dryers in what has been described as an “unprecedented” government move.