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Landlords Outraged At Right To Rent Prison Threat


Thursday, August 13, 2015

Landlords Could Face Jail For Non Compliance Of Right To Rent Legislation Private rental sector landlords and letting agents have expressed outrage over proposed amendments to the forthcoming Immigration Bill (2015) expected in September, when MPs return to work after their summer break. Section 20 – 37 of the Immigration Act 2014 contained the provision [...]


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Are Your Rental Properties Being Used As Cannabis Farms?


Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Over 450,000 Cannabis Plants Seized By Police In 2014 New figures recently released have revealed the extent of cannabis cultivation in the UK, affecting both landlords in the private rental sector (PRS) and social housing landlords. The analysis of drug seizures in England and Wales in the 2013/14 tax year as recorded by the ONS, [...]


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DIY Tenant Eviction Can Be Costly!


Thursday, November 27, 2014

UK PRS Landlord Ordered To Pay £2,340 For Unlawful Tenant Eviction A private rental sector (PRS) landlord from Oxfordshire has been prosecuted by West Oxfordshire District Council for an unlawful tenant eviction. The landlord, Mr Jaroslaw Piotrowski of Witney Rooms Ltd was prosecuted by Oxford Magistrates Court on Tuesday 11th November 2014 for the illegal [...]


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Landlords Will Be Required To Act As Unpaid Border Control Agents From October


Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Landlords Expected To Conduct Detailed Background Checks On Applicants It appears that the amended Immigration Bill, which received Royal Assent last month to become an Act of Parliament, is likely to take effect from October this year. There had been a great degree of uncertainty over the exact requirements of the new legislation as well [...]


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Who Are The Real Tenants In Rental Properties?


Thursday, February 27, 2014

Landlords Unsure Who Lives In Their Rental Properties The latest research conducted by Savills estimates that there will be over 5.7 million tenants renting properties in the UK’s private rented sector by 2018, but many of those tenants could be there without the landlords knowledge. Rising rents, increasing energy bills, the rising cost of living and [...]


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Cannabis Farms In Rented Property – RLA Advice


Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Residential Landlords Association Offers Advice To Landlords Who Suspect That Their Rental Property Is Being Used For Illegal Activities Following on from our report on Cannabis Farms In Rental Properties, posted last Tuesday, the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) have also issued advice to UK landlords about rental properties being used as cannabis farms. As we [...]


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Malicious Damage By Green Fingered Tenants May Not Be Covered By Insurers


Thursday, February 9, 2012

Landlords looking to squeeze every last penny of profit from rental properties may have made the wrong decision when it comes to choosing the right insurance for their rental properties. Only to find that when they need to make a claim they are either not covered for it or worse still their insurance is actually [...]


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