A ‘prolific’ landlord who endangered the lives of children by placing them at fire risk has been fined £23,000 with costs of £2,890.
Flatsharing rents have fallen this year for the first time. The average flatsharer in the UK now pays £375 a month, down from a record peak of £380 in the summer.
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Just one in four intends to put rents up, and of those, only around one-third plans to hike the rent by more than 5%.
Lack of official data on rents is fuelling misinformation and leading to a false portrayal of the private rented sector.
A new duty will mean that private landlords or their agents in Scotland will have to give their tenants a Tenant Information Pack from next year.
Some private landlords with buy-to-let mortgages are being prevented by their lenders from letting to people on benefits.
London is once again showing that, as a market, it does its own thing.
Homelessness charity Broadway has launched an investment fund for the private rented sector.
Property is increasingly being viewed by landlords as their pension pot.
Nine out ten landlords are either satisfied or very satisfied with the quality of their tenants, according to a new survey carried out by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme.