Tenant Referencing Is More Vital Than Landlords Think

Thursday, April 3, 2014

 How To Really Avoid Renting To The Tenants from Hell! Much discussion has been traded between the Government and numerous Landlord Associations over the introduction of a possible landlord register in the UK over the last few years in order to crack down on rogue landlords. However, there is still mixed opinion amongst many hands-on [...]

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Landlord Immigration Checks Are Unworkable

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The Governments plan to make private rented sector (PRS) and social housing landlords legally responsible for checking the immigration status of all tenant applicants has raised questions on the policy from MP’s. The proposal to make landlords perform immigration checks on tenants and prosecute those who fail to comply has caused outrage among UK PRS landlords, who would [...]

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Scotland’s Land Register Accused

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Scotland’s Government has been urged to review its landlord registration scheme.  Since the register has been introduced in January 2007, not one landlord has been prosecuted for failure to register with the scheme. Alex Neil, Housing Minister in Scotland stated that in excess of 1,200 notices have been issued by the end of March this [...]

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