20 November 2019
An inventories supplier is advising that the growing number of sub-letting scams can be reduced by regular property visits by agents and landlords.
22 June 2018
A head tenant who changed the locks on a property that was illegally sublet to no fewer than 35 men has been jailed for 16 weeks.
19 November 2015
A survey of tenants suggests around one in nine private sector tenants sublet their properties, and almost half of those do so behind the backs of their landlords.
11 November 2015
The specialist eviction company Landlord Action says it is in full support of the government’s latest proposal to crack down on rogue landlords through re-defining HMOs and setting minimum bedroom sizes.
09 July 2015
The government appears to be trying to push its controversial idea to allow much more tenant-led sub-letting of private rented property into the political long grass.
23 June 2015
Channel 5 tomorrow airs the first episode of Nightmare Tenants, Slum Landlords, a six-part series which starts with the story of two sub-letting scams which the programme makers say have cost landlords thousands of pounds.
09 April 2015
The Residential Landlords’ Association says it wants to end confusion over possible changes to rules regarding sub-letting in the private rented sector by meeting with officials at the DCLG.
02 April 2015
A private tenant who sub-let a spare room via Airbnb has been told to quit.
30 March 2015
The government says letting agents and landlords can, after all, prevent tenants sub-letting properties, despite apparently saying the reverse in a statement immediately after the Budget earlier this month.
26 March 2015
Private tenants being given the legal right to sub-let could result in insurance costs being hiked for landlords right across the board.