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Most Tenants Are Happy With Their Private Rental Sector Properties


Thursday, September 10, 2015

New Survey Shows That Majority Of Private Rental Sector Tenants Are Happy A recent survey has discovered that 59% of PRS tenants are more than satisfied with the fair rental price of their rented property and many tenants have a good relationship with their landlords. The survey carried out by AXA Business Insurance, appears to [...]


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UK Tenant Evictions Increase Again


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tenant Evictions Have Now Reached A Record High According to new Ministry of Justice data released last week, tenant evictions have now reached a record high with 11,307 tenants evicted from rental properties in the first quarter of this year. However, the majority of tenants evicted are reported to be proportionally higher for the social [...]


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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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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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Growing Concern Over PRS Rent Arrears


Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Over 67,000 PRS Tenants In Severe Rent Arrears  There have been a number of reports published in recent months by various agencies regarding tenant rent arrears in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS), with the findings making grim reading for landlords who don’t have Rent Guarantee Insurance.  LSL property services latest Tenant Arrears Tracker shows [...]


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Thousands Of PRS Tenants Bury Head In Sand Over Financial Worries


Thursday, January 9, 2014

One in 11 PRS Tenants Worry About Affording Rents Increasing numbers of private rented sector tenants who haven’t enquired about Rent Guarantee Insurance are living in fear of not being able to afford their monthly rental payments. Thousands of PRS tenants without Rent Guarantee Insurance have started 2014 anxious about whether they will be able [...]


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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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Increase In Number Of Older Private Rented Sector Tenants


Tuesday, July 16, 2013

According to the latest quarterly index published by Countrywide lettings agency there has been a 6% annual growth in the number of tenants over the age of 50 renting property in the UK private rented sector (PRS). The lettings agency also report that there has been a 7% annual decline in the number of tenants [...]


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Private Rental Sector Tenant Numbers Double


Thursday, July 11, 2013

Home Ownership Figures Drop Sharply in last 10 years New census figures reveal that the number of private rental sector tenants has doubled, whilst the proportion of people who own their own home has fallen dramatically. The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that one in five families in England, (1.2 [...]


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Rent Increases Trap Tenants


Tuesday, February 5, 2013

The homelessness charity, Shelter, say that Private Rental Sector (PRS) rent increases are leaving more tenants in a rent trap. According to the charity, private sector rents in England are rising by an average of almost £300 a year across the country, in the South-East where PRS rents in some areas have gone up over [...]


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