The term ‘rogue landlord’ should not be used, the chairman of the Residential Landlords Association has said.
Gross yields rose on all types of buy-to-let property in the third quarter, apart from semi-commercial – for example, flats over shops. Yields on Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) jumped from 9.2% to 11.1%.
British Gas, Britain’s biggest energy supplier, and Shelter have announced a five-year partnership aimed at improving standards in the private rented sector.
The private rental market in London is set for enormous change and growth.
Doubts have been cast upon the viability of the ‘build to let’ sector that the Government is so keen to see emerge.
The first local authority in England bringing in blanket licensing of all private rental properties within its boundaries is unable to say how many prosecutions it has brought against landlords over the last five years.
A new investigation by Shelter has revealed that complaints about private landlords have rocketed.
The Tenancy Deposit Scheme and Mydeposits have both won new contracts from the Government.
Landlords have been given a fresh warning about the dangers of under-insuring their properties.
The UK’s largest property investment event, the Property Investor Show, is returning to ExCeL, London, this week (October 11-13).
The Deposit Protection Service has been granted approval by the UK government to run an insurance-based deposit protection scheme in England and Wales.
A landlord who threw a tenant out on the streets without his shoes when he failed to pay his rent has been jailed for unlawful eviction.