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Shocking revelation from DCLG Report -Tenants in social housing can earn £60K before losing subsidised rents

11 February, 20150 Comments
Following a Government consultation carried out between June and September 2012 a paper entitled High Income Social Tenants has been published by Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) This is a summary of the results High Income Social Tenants  We are keen to ensure that best use is made of social housing, and that those
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Deregulation Bill to be debated in House of Lords on 11th Feb- Section 21 still at risk.

06 February, 20150 Comments
The Deregulation Bill, due to be debated in the House of Lords on 11th February, has had amendments added to it to prevent ‘revenge evictions’ in the private rented sector. The measures will prevent a landlord from being able to evict a tenant after a health and safety hazard has been identified by environmental health
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Tenant jailed for trashing housemate’s room

05 February, 20150 Comments
A tenant has been jailed for burglary after trashing his housemate’s room by pouring cooking oil and food over his housemate’s carpet and belongings. Michael Llewellyn received 18 months on February 4 for breaking into the man’s locked room. Nottingham Crown Court heard that Llewellyn had been drinking when he decided to damage his housemate’s property. The two
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Labour Party sets out its stall for renters – Vote catching without doing the homework!

04 February, 20150 Comments
1. Labour would scrap these “rip-off”  letting agents fees, saving the average tenant £624 over the next parliament. Tenants pay an average of £350, according to Shelter, with some charged as much as £500. “If letting agencies do not absorb the costs they currently charge to tenants, landlords may be justified in increasing rients to
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Property millionaires soar in number & set to increase in 2015

04 February, 20150 Comments
A total of 400,000 people live in properties worth at least seven figures. More than 160 families became property millionaires every day in 2014 thanks to the house price boom, research has revealed. There are now an estimated 400,000 people living in properties worth at least seven figures, according to analysis of Land Registry data.
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Thousands March in London to end housing crisis “March For Homes”

04 February, 20150 Comments
At midday today (Saturday 31st January) March For Homes took place in London. Hundreds of people marched to City Hall to draw attention to the London housing crisis and the lack of affordable homes. Banners were carried saying: “PEOPLE BEFORE PROFIT” “CONTROL RENTS” “BUILD HOMES” In Shoreditch, campaigners held aloft a huge banner which read
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Overseas Investors Switch Away From UK Student Property Investments

04 February, 20150 Comments
A Find UK Property survey on non-UK residents buying property in the UK, has shown that consideration of Student Property Investments has fallen in favour of low cost standard buy-to-let properties. The main reasons cited are that promised returns are not realized and student property investments can be difficult to exit. Investors living overseas (include
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Westminster council rejects Qatari royal family’s plans for £200m palace & the offer of £850K contribution to council coffers

04 February, 20150 Comments
Has this country gone mad? Westminster council rejects Qatari royal family’s plans for £200m palace.   The application was for permission to convert two Grade 1 listed buildings in Regents Park into one lavish home but was refused by a Planning Officer because “Your development would lead to the loss of a housing unit which would
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