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Telford Selective Licensing Consultation begins tomorrow

12 June, 20170 Comments
Following a petition set up by local landlords in Telford, the council are moving forward with Selective Licensing consultations from tomorrow (13th June 2017). The meetings are as follows: – Tuesday 18 July 3-5pm Hadley Library – Wednesday 19 July 4-6pm Hub on the Hill/Sutton Hill Community Centre – Tuesday 25 July 4-6pm Park Lane
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Stop the mass UK tenant evictions and forced rent increases caused by Section 24 PETITION

16 December, 20160 Comments
A new petition on Change.org was started this week to encourage tenants to speak out about section 24. Please sign and share it: CLICK TO SIGN. Got something to say? Please click here to get involved in the live discussion now! Related topics: Landlords and tenants benefit from a new type of tenant reference: The ‘Referencing Passport’
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Alternatives to selective licensing in the private rented sector: a guide for landlords

24 August, 20165 Comments
Following last weeks selective licensing victory for the private rented sector, we are now hearing from landlords all around the country who want to fight against selective licensing being implemented in their area but don’t know where to start or how to get the ball rolling. Sponsored by TR Lettings Online, Tenant Referencing UK led the Somerset
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When letting agents can’t charge the tenant, landlords what will you do?

13 June, 20160 Comments
Rent fees in England and Wales are a step closer to being scrapped, as a petition opposing letting agents’ fees has now gathered over 250,000 signatures. Started by the features editor of online youth magazine The Debrief, Vicky Spratt says letting agency fees in England are “totally unregulated” in contrast to Scotland; where they are now
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Letting Agent fee ban in England and Wales IMMINENT

18 April, 20161 Comments
Unsurprisingly, a petition opposing letting agents’ fees charged in England and Wales has now gathered over 245,000 signatures. Started by the features editor of online youth magazine The Debrief, Vicky Spratt says letting agency fees in England are “totally unregulated” in contrast to Scotland; where they are now banned. “Walk down any high street in
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David Cameron’s mum petitions against Tory cuts

David Cameron’s mum petitions against Tory cuts

10 February, 20160 Comments
David Cameron’s own mother has signed a petition on 38 Degrees which hopes to stop Conservative cuts. Mary Cameron, 81, has put her name down on a petition calling for the end to Oxfordshire County Council plans to close 44 children’s centres in the area. The Conservative-run council is hoping the closures of the centres will save
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DWP will rule on Universal Credit direct payment exceptions

12 February, 20130 Comments
The Local support services framework for the upcoming welfare reform states that it will be up to the Department for Work and Pensions to make exceptions to normal payment rules; e.g. paying the housing element of Universal Credit of landlords. In most cases Universal Credit will be paid to the claimant, on a monthly basis.
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Rent arrears could increase by £245 million!

24 January, 20131 Comments
A survey of housing associations has found that, on average, they expect their rent arrears to increase by 51% as a direct result of the government’s impending welfare reforms. The survey of 232 housing associations, carried out by Ipsos Mori for the National Housing Federation, has also revealed that if this is extrapolated across the
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