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Rent controls: lessons from Berlin?

In March 2016, a study by the Centre for Economics and Business Research highlighted the growing problem of rising rents in the UK. The Cost of Renting… 911 more words


Supporting responsible private landlords can help MSPs solve housing crisis

During the campaign, all parties rightly put solving Scotland’s housing crisis at the top of their agenda.  Whilst the length of this Parliamentary term provides an opportunity to achieve this, it is essential is that all of our weapons are brought to bear, including recognising the role that private landlords can play.  315 more words

Scottish Politics

What next for Bristol Housing?

You might wonder what there is left to say about housing in Bristol with all the debate that’s occurred over the last few months? We seem to have had all the main mayoral candidates talking about it, making promises and pledges in their manifestos and statements. 1,352 more words


Bristol Mayoral Election - What about housing?

Well, we’re almost there, the election is next week. It’s time to decide who will be the next directly elected Mayor of Bristol. With all 70 seats on the Council also up for election it looks set to be an interesting week. 1,550 more words


AirBNB and UK Landlords

The Airbnb craze that is sweeping the nation and growing in popularity with many tenants is a causing a growing problem for the many private sector landlords that are discovering that their tenants have actually sub-let via Airbnb. 293 more words

UK Landlords

Build to Rent; a new generation of homes.

Over the last couple of years the term “Private Rented Sector” (or PRS) within the Residential sector has become a buzz phrase in the property industry. 1,028 more words

LGA First | Helping residents in the private rented sector

April 2016

Helping residents in the private rented sector

Betsy Dillner

Over the past decade, the housing market has undergone an earthquake. With house prices out of reach in much of the country and a shortage of social housing, increasing numbers of people have no option but to rent from a private landlord. 578 more words