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Landlords To Be Empowered Under Immigration Bill Proposals


Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Landlords Must Evict Failed Asylum Seekers Under Immigration Bill Proposals The Government have announced that Landlords could face a prison sentence of up to 5 years for breaching the ‘Right to Rent’ checks to be included in the forthcoming Immigration Bill. The controversial immigration bill proposals require private rental sector and social sector landlords to [...]


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Dealing With Tenant Rent Arrears


Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Rent Arrears Affect UK PRS Landlords The national press seem to be focusing on the number of private rental sector tenants in rent arrears, as most newspapers have at least one article suggesting that rent arrears among tenants are increasing rapidly in the UK. Many of these articles begin with a leader focusing on how [...]


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Tenant Evictions Rise 6%


Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The number of UK court orders for tenant evictions has increased by 6% compared to the first quarter of 2012. 100,400 tenants in England and Wales were in severe rent arrears – more than 8 weeks – an increase of 24% compared to 2011. As the Private Rented Sector (PRS) continues to expand, the number [...]


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UK PRS Landlords May Be Unable To Evict Tenants Under Human Rights Law


Friday, April 20, 2012

Landlords in the UK Private Rented Sector (PRS) face a new threat to their livelihood following a ruling by the Supreme Court. UK landlords may be unable to pursue the eviction of tenants who have failed to pay their rent or who have committed anti-social behaviour as a result of the Supreme Court ruling. Hounslow [...]


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Tenant Evictions Increasing


Wednesday, April 18, 2012

County court closures are being blamed for prolonging tenant rent arrears eviction hearings The number of tenants in severe financial difficulty has climbed by 10.2% in the first quarter of this year according to the latest tenant arrears tracker by Templeton LPA, part of the LSL Property Services plc Group. Almost 8,800 more tenants were [...]


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