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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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Tenants Still Struggling With Rent


Tuesday, February 19, 2013

In the UK private rented sector, the average rental price for a residential property now stands at a staggering £777 (GBP) per month across the whole of the country, but there are some regional differences. Private sector rents in Greater London rose by 6.7% during the last 12 months to reach a regional average of £1,224 [...]


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Over Half Of UK Landlords Can’t Afford To Rent To Benefit Tenants


Friday, May 25, 2012

The National Landlords Association (NLA) have disclosed that more than half of its landlord members are unable to rent their properties to tenants claiming housing benefit because they can’t afford to allow their properties to be rented at reduced rates, due to the rate caps imposed on the Local Housing Allowance (LHA). The NLA found [...]


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Landlords Are Wrongly Avoiding LHA Tenants


Monday, March 26, 2012

The results of a recent survey show that due to misconceptions over Government Welfare Reforms increasing numbers of private rental sector landlords are now refusing to even consider applicants claiming Local Housing Allowance (LHA), when searching for new tenants. The Spareroom.com survey showed that out of 1000 UK landlords surveyed: 87% had problems with non-payment of [...]


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Landlords Happier As Rent Arrears Fall


Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Private Rented Sector (PRS) rent arrears dropped in February with 9.3% of all rent late or unpaid at the end of the month, down from 10.7% in January. With household bills increasing, UK unemployment still rising and the whole country still struggling to avoid a double dip recession as a result of the Eurozone crisis, [...]


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