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The Benefit Cap reduction … its here!

17 January, 20170 Comments
Landlords; do you rely on direct payments of Local Housing Allowance (LHA)? As the following news directly affects YOU! The benefit cap is the maximum amount of benefit you can receive in a year previously set at £26,000 per year, it’s now being reduced to £23,000 for claimants in London and £20,000 for claimants outside
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Housing Benefit changes to push the 18-21 year olds out of rented housing?

17 February, 20160 Comments
According to the RLA; recent government changes which from April will remove 18-21 year olds from claiming housing benefit will make it far more difficult that age group to access rented housing. A survey of over 1,000 landlords found that 76% of landlords would be reluctant to rent their properties to this age group because they
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Will part-time employment result in part-time tenants ?

01 March, 20130 Comments
With nearly a third of the entire working population of Britain now working part-time Landlord Referencing Services would like to explore what the future holds for the private rented sector if this trend continues. Last night the ITV program Tonight covered the topic of ” Part time Britain ” – an insight into Britains flexible
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