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National Audit stats reveal majority of residential landlords are NOT profiteering

20 January, 20170 Comments
A new report from the National Audit Office has revealed that private sector rents have increased modestly, in line with earnings across England. But whilst the cost of renting in the private sector has largely followed changes in earnings, the figures show that rents in the social sector have increased faster than wages. The exception
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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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Should private landlords be subject to greater regulation?

29 April, 20140 Comments
As the private rented sector continues to grow, so do calls for regulation. Today The Guardian have asked a tenants group and the landlord lobby for their thoughts; click here to view original source. Alex Hilton, director of Generation Rent, says that: “… A national register of landlords would help end the worst abuses. …
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If you raised the rent would your tenants fall into arrears ?

18 March, 20140 Comments
As the Chancellor puts the finishing touches to his Budget, due to be delivered tomorrow, coupled with the government stating that the UK’s economy is on the road to recovery – LRS would like to ask are your tenants flush or if you raised the rents would they fall into arrears? Business in the big
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A simple and cost effective remedy for the bad landlord ?

30 January, 20140 Comments
Anyone that works within the private rented sector will know that it is split between local authorities trying to pile on more legislation in an attempt to uncover the landlords that do as little as possible to stay under the radar VS the majority of compliant landlords that run their portfolio as a business, declare
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1 in 4 landlords intend to increase rents in 2013

07 December, 20121 Comments
According to Rightmove’s latest Consumer Confidence Survey just 25% of landlords indicated that they have already decided to increase their rents in 2013. Other findings from the survey include: The average rent looks set to change by about +2% in 2013 A third of these landlords (35%) are planning a rental increase of more than
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