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Tenant Referencing UK launch *NEW* Tenant Support Forum

17 March, 20170 Comments
Following an influx of enquiries from tenants we have launched a new Tenant Support Forum for private renters in the UK. This supersedes the latest statistics released by the English Housing survey; Between 2005/06 and 2015/16, the proportion of households in the PRS with children increased from 30% to 36% – a rise of nearly a
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A Guide to Selling a Property with Tenants in Place

24 February, 20160 Comments
Selling a house can be a stressful time and if you have tenants living in your property then things can get much more complicated. It doesn’t have to be, Howells Solicitors is here to help. Here are a few things you should consider when selling a property with
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Confirmed: Universal Credit ends direct payment of housing benefit to landlords.

23 June, 201211 Comments
Details of the Government’s new procedures for the payment of Universal Credit were released on Friday 22nd June,  here and here, which confirm that the landlord’s right to insist on direct rent payments if a tenant is in arrears will be abolished. When the Universal Credit system goes live, in October 2013, payments will be
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