Figures from Leeds Office Agents’ forum have shown a rebound in occupier activity in the third quarter of this year.
It’s being reported that a so-called ‘rental union’ group of activists has staged a protest outside a landlord’s own home. Acorn - a group that in the past has held demonstrations inside lettings agents’ offices - [...]
Around 10 per cent of landlords plan to purchase properties and expand their portfolio in the coming year according to a new survey. This is compared to just three per cent at the end of [...]
Insurance firm CIA Landlord is offering advice to landlords on how to prepare for five likely problems to appear this winter because of Coronavirus. The firm’s operations manager, Richard Wayman, says that while landlords are [...]
A local council is gathering key players from the private rental sector to help landlords and letting agents get up to date with Coronavirus-related issues and new laws and regulations. Exeter council - in partnership with [...]
Harry Styles has invested in Oak View Group’s £350m music arena being developed in east Manchester and has been brought on to consult on the project.
Bailiffs have agreed to a government request not to enforce court orders against tenants in Tier 2 and Tier 3 locations. This means evictions can still proceed through the courts, but bailiffs will not enforce [...]
A landlord has been prosecuted following the death of a tenant in a house fire at an HMO said to have had inadequate fire safety precautions. The case was brought by Luton council, working with Bedfordshire [...]
Campaigning charity Shelter is back on the warpath against private landlords, criticising how much of the country’s temporary accommodation budget for the homeless is spent within the private rental sector. Government figures show almost £1.2 [...]
A council has prosecuted a local landlord for failing to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of his tenants. Eastleigh council took the action against Christopher Grayston from Southampton, who owned an HMO in Eastleigh. [...]