11 January 2017
A total of 31 people have been removed from the UK following implementation of the Right to Rent regime which showed they were illegal immigrants with no right to live in private rented accommodation.
17 October 2016
The Residential Landlords Association is warning that a landmark case of a tenant using the Human Rights Act to avoid eviction could make it harder to enforce Section 21 notices if the tenant wins her case at the European Court of Human Rights.
09 August 2016
Jeremy Corbyn’s plans for rent controls and “secure tenancies” in the private rented sector would spell disaster for tenants, reducing the supply and the quality of homes to let.
27 July 2016
The details of 12,000 buy to let landlords – posted online by a council following a Freedom of Information request – appear to have been removed pending an investigation.
07 June 2016
The line-up has been revealed for the so-called “Tenants’ Tax Summit” this week – the campaign rally for supporters of a possible judicial review of George Osborne’s changes to mortgage tax relief for buy to let investors.
03 May 2016
A trade body has hit out at “clear inconsistencies” in an online news report claiming that renting an ‘average London flat’ is actually more expensive than living in most European hotels.
30 March 2016
An industry body says proposals by the Bank of England to curb buy to let lending are “premature.”
24 March 2016
The government has been told to back off its criticism of buy to let landlords and instead do more to address the real cause of the housing crisis – a shortage of homes.
12 February 2016
The Residential Landlords’ Association is standing up for the private rental sector in its response to the government’s inquiry into homelessness.
01 February 2016
As the new compulsory Right to Rent regime goes live across England today, opposition to the scheme continues to be fiercely voiced.