02 November 2018
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has made a clear pledge to tighten regulations surrounding the private rental sector.
11 September 2018
It is now just three weeks until licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) is extended.
25 September 2017
Private tenants to have their rents returned after council intervenes
11 March 2015
We have become used to local authorities becoming increasingly interventionist in private lettings – landlord licensing regimes being perhaps the main example – but now a council is lobbying political parties to reform the entire sector.
09 March 2015
It appears the government is stepping in to make local authority landlord licensing less severe and more uniform in its application.