reforms

reforms

Just 1 bad tenant can wipe out an entire pension pot …

08 April, 20140 Comments
With 25% of retirees planning to user their pension pot to buy an annuity, following reforms announced in this year’s Budget, LRS wonders how prepared these ‘silver-savers’ actually are for becoming a landlord. Following the biggest shake-up of the pensions system in generations, pensioners can now take more of their pension pot as up-front cash,
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Law reforms may ‘lengthen process of evicting tenants’ …?

16 January, 20131 Comments
A lawyer has told a select committee about her concerns that the process of evicting tenants could be lengthened via reforms to anti-social behaviour laws. The Home Affairs committee heard evidence from a number of housing professionals yesterday regarding changes to the powers available to landlords to tackle anti-social behaviour in their neighbourhoods. This follows
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Landlord claims Universal Credit will cost £8 million a year!

07 December, 20120 Comments
A landlord on a Universal Credit pilot project has claimed that the abolishment of direct payments of rent will cost it £8 million a year. Wakefield District Housing (WDH) is running one of the six pilot projects to test the effectiveness of direct payment of Universal Credit to tenants, and has calculated that the reforms
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