Two landlords who illegally converted their properties have been hit with huge penalties.
A new insurance product has been launched which is designed to eliminate the need for a tenancy deposit.
A report has found that tenants in the private rented sector who are on benefits are having to choose between heating and eating because they cannot afford both.
Landlords have lost their legal battle to have a selective licensing scheme declared unlawful.
A woman with the dubious distinction of being Britain’s first ASBO landlord has been in trouble again.
A landlord is offering a three-bed house rent-free if the tenant will renovate it.
The Government is falling down on its own plans to fix the broken housing market, three leading groups have warned. They say the rhetoric should start being translated into reality.
Rents in England and Wales have hit an all-time high at an average of £744 a month, LSL reported this morning.
A majority of private landlords have rejected the Government’s welfare reform plans for housing benefit, saying there will not be enough accommodation available.
Basic tenant referencing checks may not be sufficient to protect a landlord against the possibility of future arrears, an insurance firm has warned.
Rents in prime central London are falling as job losses bite in the City – but despite this, more rentals are being agreed as would-be buyers become tenants instead.
A major local authority is likely to decide against a compulsory landlord licensing scheme, saying it is not the answer.