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Home ownership vs. renting privately (May 2012)

Last week I met a uni friend for a drink and a catch up and we quickly started talking about our housing situation. We have both lived in a combination of halls of residence, shared student housing and shared professional housing since starting at Sheffield Uni in 2005. 669 more words

Improving lives, homes and communities

THIS WILL be my final blog before the election period officially begins and council publicity is restricted.

It’s been an interesting week for several reasons but what’s been particularly striking on my visits around the borough is how increasingly clear it is to many people that Oldham is now finally setting out its own future and – in a short space of time – things are really coming together. 958 more words

Making private renting work in Camden

By News Reporters

Over a third of homes in Camden are privately rented after rapid growth in recent years. Now the council want to improve the lot of the private tenant. 


The Green Deal: now extended to the private rented sector

Mark Bayley, Chief Executive of the Green Deal Finance Company, explains what new Green Deal legislation means for landlords and tenants in the private rented sector, and how landlords can take advantage of this ‘win/win’ energy efficiency plan. 457 more words

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Silver Bullets and Housing

Having just sat on a panel with the current RICS President Michael Newey discussing housing, I heard one of my colleague panel members say, “there is no one silver bullet” 917 more words


Winning hearts and minds: creating a thriving private rented sector

Customer service, institutional investment, and local community support for the private rented sector (PRS) were the three key themes of this week’s Residential Conference 2014, held by the British Property Federation and hosted by Deloitte Real Estate. 1,697 more words

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