The Lib Dems are to debate the private rented sector, including high rents, at its party conference and are likely to call for the licensing of all letting agents and private landlords.
There has been a mixed reaction to the Montague Report which yesterday called for a radical new model of British homes whereby institutional investors such as pension funds will be encouraged to fund the mass-scale building of private homes for rent.
The average monthly rent per person in the UK is £706, or £8,472 a year, it has been claimed.
Sequence Corporate Lettings, part of Connells, has expanded its operations into Scotland due to increasing demand for its services by lenders, insolvency practitioners, LPA receivers and institutional investors.
Fast expanding lettings specialist Lomond Capital has launched a new business arm, Lomond Property Asset Management.
Two Sheffield landlords have been handed suspended jail sentences after dangerous defects were found on every single gas appliance at a house they rented out to a young woman.
There has been a 70% rise in court orders to evict private tenants over the past three years.
Southampton city council is to vote this evening on whether to consult the public on plans to introduce a compulsory licensing scheme for all Houses in Multiple Occupation.
A landlord has been sent to prison for eight months for failing to declare she owned a property, let out to a private tenant, when she applied for a council house.
Landlords who had prepared for Olympic gold are now dealing with the fall-out of a non-event.
Manchester Building Society is launching two 25-year fixed-rate mortgages, including an interest-only deal, for buy-to-let investors.
The Northern Tech Awards, organised by industry association Techcelerate and staged at Salford's Lowry Hotel saw makeurmove be awarded Best Consumer Tech Company.