A debt counselling charity is warning of a huge increase in rent arrears which will keep people off the housing ladder for the foreseeable future.
A landlord has been hit with a record fine of £27,400 in the borough which is bringing in blanket landlord licensing of all 35,000 private rental properties in its patch from January 1.
A Green Deal service for landlords has been announced by the Residential Landlords Association.
A new report says that 10,000 more working families every month are now drawing housing benefit to help pay their private rent.
A landlord has been ordered to pay £53,500 after being prosecuted for putting his tenants at risk. Of that money, £40,000 has been ordered to be paid under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
A new and wide-ranging inquiry into the Private Rented Sector is to be conducted by an influential cross-party group of MPs.
Rent rises have accelerated to hit a new high – and tenant arrears have crept up.
A new national rental index launches today, targeted at investors looking to get the highest yields on their property investments.
A council in north London is offering private landlords incentives of up to £3,200 to take tenants off its waiting books.
TV personality and landlord Jasmine Harman is appealing for more rental properties to accept dogs.
The Government has once again rejected a call for regulation of landlords and letting, saying there is enough legislation already in place to protect the public.
The rate of growth in the number of tenants in severe arrears is slowing, but nevertheless rose by 1.6% in the third quarter of this year. There are now 99,000 tenants in arrears of two-months plus – the highest since 2008 and 15% more than last year.