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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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Rent Arrears Are Biggest Debt Problem In UK


Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Landlords Without Rent Guarantee Insurance Suffering Financially As Rent Arrears Increase Again The Money Advice Trust, the national debt advice charity has reported that tenant rent arrears are now the fastest growing debt problem in the UK.  Private rented sector landlords who don’t use Rent Guarantee Insurance to protect their rental income are suffering massive [...]


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Tenant Referencing Helps Landlords Avoid Tenants From Hell


Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Tenant Referencing Works! UK PRS landlords who have empty rental properties over the Christmas and New Year holidays won’t be full of festive spirit, in fact without changing the way they operate many landlords could be very “Bah, Humbug!” Empty rental properties do not generate income, leaving landlords to cover the buy-to-let mortgage payments from [...]


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UK Still Has Third Highest Housing Costs In Europe


Monday, October 8, 2012

UK residents are still paying more than 40% of their net income on housing costs, keeping the UK as the third most expensive place to live in the EU behind Denmark and Greece UK families are still among the worst off in Europe when it comes to housing costs, spending more than 42% of their [...]


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Almost 90% Of Landlords Are Owed LHA Rent


Friday, January 20, 2012

UK landlords have little confidence in the current Housing Benefit system and the majority would try to avoid accepting tenants in receipt of benefits due to the extra hassle and headaches that dealing with local authorities and local government departments cause. Landlords claim that tenants who do not receive any form of welfare support are [...]


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Government Set For Lords Battle On Welfare Reforms


Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The coalition Government face another battle over welfare reforms, this time in the House of Lords. The outcome will affect individuals and families in receipt of local housing allowance (LHA) or housing benefit, who are in private rented sector (PRS) properties. The Welfare Reform Bill, currently going through the House of Lords, is set to [...]


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