The House of Lords have agreed an amendment to change the new ‘abandonment clause’.
First thoughts on the newly published Housing and Planning Bill
Government’s new private sector housing proposals mirror Citizens Advice calls for stronger rights to compensation for people whose landlords force them to live in dangerous properties and strengthen local authorities’ ability to enforce a good quality PRS market.
Is your home a hazard? You’re not alone. One in six private renters live in dangerous homes. Find out what you can do to change this.
Our new report, Still let down, calls for a ban on letting agent fees after finding they are charging often high and inexplicable fees to renters
There has been a growing concern in recent years that university towns are seeing the economic and social character of their local areas change drastically due to ever-rising student populations; a process termed ‘studentification’ by Darren Smith, Professor of Geography at the University of Loughborough.
Today’s figures from the Office of National Statistics show rents in Britain going up nearly two per cent in 2014. Our clients face a myriad of problems in private rented housing, ranging from illegal eviction to harassment to lost deposits and struggles to secure the most basic repairs.