Category Archives: welfare

MHCLG announces further plans to tighten safety standards for the private rented sector (again)

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have announced plans to further tighten health and safety standards for all rental accommodation. According to the Ministry, these plans aim to tackle the small minority of rogue landlords who leave their … Continue reading

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Want simpler and easier property management? Rent to families

With more than 1,000 responses to the latest quarterly research panel from the National Landlords Association shows that landlords who rent to families and young couples spend on average one full working day a week on property management. The panel … Continue reading

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What’s in the Scottish Budget?

Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay presented the Scottish Government’s Draft Budget to Holyrood on 14 December 2017. Here are some of the headline announcements and those with specific reference to the private rented sector. You can download and read the full … Continue reading

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Could agent serving s21 notices to UC tenants have a point?

It is not every day that the practices of a letting agency in Grimsby attracts the attention of the Leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition and becomes the focus of Prime Minister’s Question time – but that is exactly what happened … Continue reading

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