28 November 2019
A roundtable discussion of rental industry leaders has produced a recommendation for the mandatory regulation of lettings agents.
14 November 2019
Another think tank has come up with proposals to scrap Section 21 eviction powers and cap rents – and it also doesn’t hold back saying what it thinks of the private rental sector in general.
14 November 2019
The normally-sedate Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has issued an unusually stark warning to government, telling it to “stop meddling” in the private rental sector.
12 November 2019
The government and local authorities run by all political parties are keen to advocate measures to curb rogue letting agents and landlords – but there is another side to the story.
08 November 2019
Citizens Advice wants the next government to radically alter the private rental sector in favour of tenants.
04 November 2019
A collective of activist renter groups has set out a manifesto of what it wants from the winner of next month’s General Election.
01 November 2019
One of the industry’s leading trade groups has repeated a warning to the Conservatives that they cannot rely on the votes of landlords.
14 October 2019
A senior Labour housing spokesman is urging the government to press on with plans to outlaw the use of Section 21 – despite the overwhelming opposition of the lettings industry.
07 October 2019
The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has accused courts across the country of failing to follow their own rules when it comes to landlord repossessions.
18 September 2019
As expected, the Liberal Democrats’ conference in Bournemouth has backed a motion calling for the scrapping of Section 21 – effectively what the government is already doing.