rent controls

rent controls

Poll finds that 3/5 landlords would leave the PRS if rent controls were introduced

12 February, 20150 Comments
A poll of over 1,000 RLA members has found that three out of five landlords would leave, or consider leaving, the private rented market if rent controls were introduced. The survey also found that over 75% of landlords either froze or cut their rents in 2014 and over 65% intend to do so again in
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Labour to cap landlords rent on buy to let homes

01 May, 20140 Comments
Ed Miliband will announce today that a future Labour Government would cap annual rent increases in the private rented sector and scrap letting fees to estate agents – echoing the 1960s and ’70s rent controls that are widely blamed for damaging the property sector. In a bid to end “excessive” rent rises and give a
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Top 100 housing must reads; 2013 through the eyes of an LRS landlord.

31 December, 20130 Comments
Here is a compilation of the 100 most read, most interesting, and most commented upon Landlord Referencing Forum topics, from late 2012 to the end of 2013. (Click on title of each one to read the thread in full.) The Office of Fair Trading has today launched new online resources to help internet businesses comply
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