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Could rogue landlords have their properties confiscated?

Reform of the Private Rented Sector

Last week the Parliamentary Select Committee published their report on the state of the private rented sector (PRS), following an intensive 3-month inquiry. 1,000 more words

Ken Gibb: Unpacking Rent Pressure Zones

Scotland recently broke ranks with the rest of the UK over private renting by introducing a new standard tenancy which will mandate the grounds by which a landlord can end a tenancy; otherwise, they are open-ended and average tenancy lengths are expected to lengthen. 984 more words

Government

House price increases are a disaster for first time buyers and those struggling with rents in the private sector

(An article in the Brighton Argus on 10th April 2018 reported positively about house price increases in Brighton and Hove.  I see the opposite.  Here is the text of a letter I sent to the Argus, published on 11th April 2018). 167 more words

Brighton

UK Housing Debate: Housing for All?

Knowledge Exchange Associate, Dr Chris Foye, gives an overview of the recent UK Housing Debate, which took place at the RICS on 14th February. The event was organised by in the… 734 more words

Housing

The government shows disdain for the wishes of Parliament on Universal Credit

The National Landlords Association has surveyed its members on their attitude to housing tenants who are on Universal Credit.  80% said they were reluctant to let to tenants in receipt of housing benefit or Universal Credit. 241 more words

Politics