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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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Tenancies Reform Bill Fails On Technicality


Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Revenge Eviction Bill Fails To Progress Through Parliament Due To Technicality There was relief all round for UK private rental sector (PRS) landlords on Friday 28th November 2014, when the controversial Tenancies Reform Bill, failed to progress past its first reading in the House of Commons. The Tenancies Reform Bill has also been called the [...]


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UK Sees Thousands Of Evictions And Repossessions Every Week


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Shelter Says 4,000 UK Homes Risk Repossession Each Week According to the latest announcement by homelessness charity, Shelter, more than 4,000 UK households risk losing their home every week. Shelter claim to have analysed claims for possession notices, over the last 12 months, and their analysis reveals that over 215,000 households in the UK are [...]


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Increasing Employment Pushing Up Property Prices


Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Property Prices Linked To Employment Prospects  There was even more good news for property owners and landlords after a new report discovered a strong link between rising property prices and falling unemployment. The findings were revealed in a new report published by a UK high street bank. Data published last week by Lloyds Bank highlighted [...]


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Dealing With Problem Tenants


Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Practical Advice For Dealing With Problem Tenants It is important for all landlords to be consistently polite, courteous and professional at all times when dealing with problem tenants, even if the tenants don’t behave quite the same way. Renting property is your business and you need to you treat it as such and always behave [...]


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More PRS Landlords Want Eviction Of Tenants On Benefits


Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Benefit Blackspots Created By Eviction Of Benefit Tenants Eviction of tenants claiming housing benefit or Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is the latest symptom of a worrying trend that could see unemployed and low-paid tenants excluded from many areas of the UK, says homeless charity, Shelter The UK is beginning to witness benefit blackspots as tenants claiming [...]


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Anti-Social Behaviour Legislation Change To Help Landlords Evict Bad Tenants


Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Landlords Can Evict Bad Tenants Faster With Change In Anti-Social Behaviour Legislation New Government legislation preventing Anti-Social Behaviour is going through Parliament this year and the changes in the law could make a huge difference to UK private rental sector (PRS) landlords who have previously had difficulties evicting tenants on the grounds of anti-social behaviour.  2012 [...]


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Landlords Still Concerned Over Impact Of Universal Credit


Tuesday, June 18, 2013

  UK landlords are concerned about the impact Universal Credit will have on the private rented sector 70% of landlords who currently let rental property to tenants claiming housing benefits are worried the welfare reforms will have a negative effect on their business, according to the National Landlords Association (NLA). 75% of Landlords with larger [...]


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The Importance Of Rent Guarantee Insurance


Thursday, April 4, 2013

Tenant Referencing and Rent Guarantee Insurance are vital services for all UK landlords Ensuring a regular rental income is paramount to the survival of the rental business for all UK landlordsand rent guarantee insurance offers financial protection and peace of mind for landlords and their tenants. Regardless of a tenant’s financial and employment circumstances, it [...]


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Tenant Evictions Increase


Friday, October 26, 2012

More PRS tenants are struggling with rent arrears The latest UK Court Statistics released by the Government continue to indicate a steady rise in the number of claims for possession by landlords that have resulted in orders for tenant eviction being made. The continued rise in severe rent arrears have lead to more than 25,000 landlords making successful [...]


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