21 March 2019
Another think-tank has come up with reforms which it wants the government to make to the private rental sector – and its chief objective is to introduce four year standard tenancy durations.
14 March 2019
Labour’s proposal to introduce indefinite tenancies along the lines in a bid to emulate the German model reveals the party’s “fundamental misunderstanding” of the rental sector, says a leading trade body.
12 March 2019
Labour says it will introduce new ‘indefinite’ tenancies for private tenants, based on rules currently in place in Germany.
05 October 2018
The shock findings of a new survey suggest that 32 per cent of landlords would be less likely to buy new rental property if the government were to introduce compulsory three-year tenancies.
06 September 2018
Reports have emerged this week that the government is planning a U-turn on its proposals to introduce mandatory three-year minimum tenancies in the private rented sector.
06 July 2018
Well-respected London lettings agent and former ARLA president Lucy Morton is the latest key figure to pour cold water on government plans to make the standard private rental sector tenancy for three years.
13 April 2016
Research by HomeLet shows that rents on new tenancies outside London over the three months to March were on average 4.9 per cent higher than in the same period of last year. In London the increase was 7.7 per cent.
25 February 2016
A survey suggests that almost 80 per cent of tenants want a lease between six months and two years, with just one in five wanting leases running from two to five years.
17 July 2015
Rents are rising at their fastest rate on record – and arrears have jumped.
15 May 2015
HomeLet says the average rent across the UK is now rising roughly in line with those in Greater London for the first time since 2008.