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A Christmas Greeting from Newham Council…oh, and a £20k fine

16 December, 20130 Comments
In a time of goodwill to all men, this week final warning letters will be sent to those landlords in Newham who have not yet registered for the UK’s first mandatory licensing scheme, and those that fail to comply face fines of up to £20,000. In May 2013 nearly 30,000 applications had been made for the flagship
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Have Private Landlords Reacted to the Bedroom Tax?

25 November, 20130 Comments
The explosion of the demand for rental properties is largely because it has become so difficult to purchase property. ‘Generation rent’ are the people who, perhaps five years ago, might have got a mortgage without a large deposit, but who are now unable to save for the large deposit needed for home ownership, whilst renting, 
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Student Tenants Much Less Likely to be Evicted for Rent Arrears

27 August, 20130 Comments
Everyone knows that students have it tough when it comes to budgeting their finances. With tuition fees, which are now around £9000 per year, and often the range of student loans and grants available do not meet the student living costs, in areas with high student populations, part-time jobs can be hard to come by
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