illegal subletting

illegal subletting

Social landlord starts key amnesty to battle housing fraud

08 May, 20140 Comments
Phoenix Community Housing in Lewisham, who have 5,500 properties, have given their illegally subletting tenants until early July to be honest and upfront, without fear of legal action. Those that are found guilty of unauthorised subletting could face up to 2 years’ imprisonment and/or a fine of up to £5,000. Chief executive Jim Ripley said:
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WARNING! Rent-to-Rent on the increase

19 February, 20130 Comments
There are increasing concerns regarding the new development in the residential lettings market known as ‘Rent-to-Rent’ ; tenants who rent a residential property and then sub-let it for profit. As tenants find it increasingly difficult to find rental accommodation the problem of subletting property without consent has increased considerably within both the private rental market
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